Dictionary of Technical Analysis

Introducing the TA4Crypto Technical Analysis Dictionary - your ultimate guide to understanding technical analysis in the crypto market. Our dictionary covers a wide range of concepts, indicators, price patterns, and candlestick patterns with clear explanations and examples. It is designed for traders of all levels and it is constantly updated to keep pace with the market. Browse our dictionary today and master the technical side of crypto trading.

Bollinger bands

Indicator > Moving average

Bollinger bands is one of the most popular technical analysis indicators to measure volatility and identify long or short opportunities.

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Double bottom

Price pattern > Reversal pattern

The double bottom price pattern is a technical analysis technique used to identify potential reversal points in the price of a cryptocurrency.

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Bullish engulfing

Candlestick pattern > Continuation pattern

The bullish engulfing pattern is a candlestick chart pattern used to signal that prices are likely to move higher.

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Candlestick charts

Concept

Candlestick charts are a popular technical analysis tool used by traders to analyze the price action of a cryptocurrency.

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Candlestick pattern

Concept

Candlestick patterns are recognizable patterns in the forming of candles that can help traders make decisions.

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Continuation patterns

Concept

Continuation patterns are a type of technical analysis pattern that are used to identify potential opportunities for traders to enter into a position in the direction of the current trend.

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EMA (Exponential Moving Average)

Indicator > Moving average

Exponential Moving Average are a type of moving average that places more weight on recent price data, making them more sensitive to recent price changes.

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Evening doji star

Candlestick pattern > Reversal pattern

The Evening Doji Star is a bearish reversal candlestick pattern that typically forms at the top of an uptrend.

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Flag

Price pattern > Continuation pattern

The flag price pattern is a continuation price pattern characterized by a sharp price move followed by a period of consolidation.

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Hammer

Candlestick pattern > Reversal pattern

The hammer candlestick pattern is a bullish reversal signal that indicates potential trend reversal. It's formed when a security trades lower than its opening, but rallies later in the day to close near or above its opening price.

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Head and shoulders

Price pattern > Reversal pattern

The head and shoulders pattern is a bearish reversal pattern that is formed when an asset trades significantly higher than its opening, but then pulls back and trades lower. The resulting candlestick looks like a head with two shoulders on either side.

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KDJ indicator

Indicator > Oscillator

The KDJ indicator is a technical analysis tool that combines the concepts of momentum, trend and volatility.

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MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence)

Indicator > Oscillator

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator is a technical analysis tool used to identify potential trend reversals and confirm existing trends.

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MFI (Money Flow Index)

Indicator > Oscillator

The MFI is a popular technical analysis indicator that combines the price oscillations and the volume movements.

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Pennant

Price pattern > Continuation pattern

The pennant is a continuation price pattern in which the asset's price moves between two converging support and resistance lines before breaking out.

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Price consolidation

Concept

The price consolidation pattern refers to a price stabilization phase occurring after a strong upwards or downwards movement.

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Rectangle

Price pattern > Continuation pattern

The rectangle is a price continuation pattern in which the price of an asset moves within two parallel resistance and support lines forming a rectangle.

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Reversal pattern

Concept

The term reversal pattern refers to a price or candlestick pattern that indicates a change in trend.

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RSI (Relative Strength Index)

Indicator > Oscillator

The RSI (Relative Strength Index) is one of the most popular indicators in trading. It is used to spot overbought or oversold situations.

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SMA (Simple Moving Average)

Indicator > Moving average

The simple moving average is used to smoothen the price of an asset to eliminate its least significant fluctuations.

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Stochastic oscillator

Indicator > Oscillator

The stochastic oscillator is a powerful technical analysis indicator used to follow trends and to spot overbought and oversold situations.

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Support and Resistance Levels

Concept

Support and resistance levels are key technical analysis concepts that can help predict the price movements of a given asset.

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Upside tasuki gap

Candlestick pattern > Continuation pattern

The upside tasuki gap is a bullish continuation candlestick pattern made of three candles.

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