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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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FIN 240 - Technical Analysis


Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year
This is an examination of technical analysis as a mode of investment analysis. There is extensive coverage of the tools and techniques used to analyze market action in formulating investment and trading decisions. Topics include price and volume pattern recognition and interpretation, moving averages and measuring momentum using oscillators. Coverage of intermarket analysis, sentiment indicators, market cycle analysis and uses, risks and management of trading systems is provided. Emphasis is placed on technical analysis as a way to augment traditional fundamental analysis. Applications of approaches and techniques of technical analysis utilizing an industry standard information system is provided. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Corequisite: FIN 205 .  Open only to matriculated graduate students in the Zarb School of Business and in other Schools at Hofstra where appropriate. See specific program requirements.





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