Gain Capital Technical Analysis (NYSE:GCAP)

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$7.1 $0.06 (0.85%) GCAP stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

Technical analysis relies on the belief that future price movements of a stock can be forecasted through the study of historical market data and technical charts. The Gain Capital stock price data and volume are plotted in GCAP stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.

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 Gain Capital. Technical analysis essentially tries to study the supply and demand for a particular security and determine the stock trends for that security. Chartists use stock price movements for this form of Gain Capital stock analysis.

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Gain Capital Moving Average

Moving averages show the GCAP stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average or SMA and the Exponential Moving Average or EMA. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for Gain Capital are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.

Gain Capital Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands were developed by the famous technical trader John Bollinger and are a measure of the volatility of a stock like the GCAP stock. Currently the stock price of $7.1 is in the lower range of Gain Capital bollinger bands.

Gain Capital Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD

The moving average convergence divergence or MACD is a technical indicator which helps assess the stock price trend. Traders usually wait for a confirmed crossover signal before entering into a trading position. Divergence implies that the current stock price trend could come to an end, when the stock price diverges from MACD. The Gain Capital MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

Gain Capital Relative Strength Index

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. If the RSI of GCAP stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.