General American Investors Technical Analysis (NYSE:GAM)
Technical analysis is based on the study of past price and volume movements of a security with the help of technical Charts or trading charts. Just by looking at the General American Investors Price one can't take a trading decision. A trader needs to find a chart pattern, which is a clear cut pattern formation on the GAM Chart which creates a trading signal.
You can view Simple Moving Average - SMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day, Exponential Moving Average - EMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day charts, and Bollinger Bands for General American Investors. Technical analysis essentially tries to study the supply and demand for a particular security and determine the stock trends for that security. Chartists use Price movements for this form of General American Investors Analysis.
General American Investors Moving Average
Moving averages help predict the price direction of GAM stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for General American Investors are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
General American Investors Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually GAM SMA, and two GAM Price bands above and below it. The stock is considered overbought when the price starts moving closer towards the upper band, and is considered oversold as Price moves closer towards the lower band. General American Investors bollinger bands show that the Price is $33.53, upper band is 34.45, lower band is 32.85, and the average is 33.65.
General American Investors Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD
Two important concepts with respect to moving average convergence divergence or MACD are: crossovers and divergence. When the MACD rises above the signal line, it typically indicates a bullish trend and most likely the Prices will go up. The General American Investors MACD line is above the signal line.
General American Investors Relative Strength Index
The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. If the RSI of GAM stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.