Technical analysis is a signalling device. The signal in security analysis indicates that the present trend of price and future price moments of security against the previous trend. Charts are one of the fundamental aspects of technical analysis.
A chart pattern creates trading signals or signs of future price moments. Chartist uses these patterns to identify current trends, past trend, and trend reversal and to trigger buy and sell signals. There is various kind of chart pattern that indicates the moments of the trend.
The head and shoulder pattern: It is a reversal chart pattern that formed, signals indicated that the security is likely to move against the previous trend.
Double Tops and bottoms chart pattern: It is a pattern that signals a trend reversal. This kind of chart is formed after a sustained trend and Signals to the chartist that the trend is on the reverse.
Rounding Bottom Pattern: A Rounding bottom is a long-term reversal pattern that signals a shift from a downward trend to an upward trend.
In the technical analysis indicators are used to confirm the price movement and the quality of chart pattern, and to form buy and sell signals.