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Powered by Recognia, our Technical Analysis tool suite helps you estimate future price movements in stocks, indices and ETFs by studying previous patterns in price action and trading volume. This powerful tool scans the markets to find bullish or bearish technical patterns emerging in price charts as potential trading opportunities. This tool also contains a strategy builder and back tester for creating and evaluating custom strategies.

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