There are so many online resources for learning technical analysis for trading. The real problem is that there’s so much information of mixed quality, it is hard to sift through what is good and what is questionable.
As a result, you might find it difficult to navigate through various online resources to find what you need.
Hence, we have tried to offer up a few sites we have used that offer:
- A broad foundation in technical analysis useful for beginners
- Comprehensive content that serves as a helpful reference for seasoned traders
- Great value for free or at minimal cost
Without further ado, here are 7 of the best sites for learning how to trade with technical analysis. (Not in any order.)
Chartschool by Stockcharts.com
ChartSchool is the educational section of StockCharts.com which offers an array of online charting tools. It is one of the best online references for practitioners of technical analysis. You can find clear explanations of various chart types and indicators here.
School of Pipsology by Babypips
School of Pipsology is a free online course that’s perfect for anyone interested in trading forex. It is a highly structured course that covers all bases a new forex trader needs. The curriculum includes extensive technical analysis, forex fundamentals and risk management.
Investopedia awesome but also massive, so it can be challenging to find resources related to technical analysis. Two good areas are:
- A 12-part introduction to technical analysis concisely covering all essential topics
- A section with helpful articles and tutorials for active traders.
ThePatternSite.com is an awesome online reference for chart patterns. The person behind this website is Thomas Bulkowski, the author of several in-depth studies of chart patterns:
On the website, you will find the key findings of each chart pattern including rules and backtesting results.