Day Trading Encyclopedia

Stock Charts

Introduction to Stock Charts

Stock charts are the foundation of all of the analysis that day traders do. Make sure you have a firm understanding of stock charts before moving on to other topics.

Price and Volume

The market may seem complicated, but all of the crazy indicators and strategies stem from two main pieces of data: price and volume.

Types of Charts

There are a few different types of charts and they all have pros and cons. Understand the different chart types so you can choose the type that suits your needs.

How to Read a Stock Chart

Learn the basics of reading stock charts so you can begin analyzing potential trading opportunities.

Candlestick Charts

Candlestick charts have quickly become one of the most popular chart types for day traders and for good reason!