SIM 421: Technical Securities Analysis

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate adequate understanding of principles and assumptions of technical analysis;
  2. ability to identify potential links between technical analysis and securities analysis;
  3. be able to distinguish between principles of technical analysis and fundamental analysis;
  4. display knowledge on common technical indicators; and
  5. satisfactorily  conduct     different   types  of  technical   analysis,  evaluating  charts; implementing technical analysis applications to portfolio management.
Course Contents

Understanding basics of Technical Analysis in securities. Introduction to Technical Indicators. Technical Theories. Why Technical Analysis Works. Principles of technical analysis and fundamental analysis. How to construct, read and interpret stock charts. How to read stock charts by multiple chart time frame analysis. Understanding support & resistance. Levels, trendlines and channels. Trading Psychology.