Zulkarnain, Iskandar (2012) THE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUYING AND SELLING DECISIONS: A CASE STUDY OF ASTRA INTERNATIONAL (ASII) STOCK. In: Proceeding The 13th Malaysia-Indonesia International Conference on Economics, Management and Accounting Asia emerging economy toward global economic integration. Fakultas Ekonomi UNSRI, Palembang. ISBN 979-587-424-1

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Keller (2008), an expert in technical analysis and writ er of ― Br eakthr oughs In Te chnical Anal ysis ‖ stated that currently more and more trading activity than investment motive, especially in emerging market such as Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). This statement is truly dependable since technical analysis focus on the strategic decision about when to buy and when to sell the selected stock. This decision is crucial for stock trading in order to maximize profits while minimized loss. When the traders selected a stock to buy, they should know exactly that the prices in increasing rapidly so an uptrend is formed for several next days. This stock most probably will bring high return at the certain low risk (cut loss). This condition is call ed ―hi gh er r eturn low risk‖ in stock tr adin g. T he problem for the trade r s is to determi ne th e timing for buying the selected stock. In this case the traders can determine the timing by trackin g the trend breakt hrough. W hen the trend is formi ng a patt ern whic h is call ed ―break up trend‖, so the sto ck mus t be bou ght inst antl y. W hen the trend is formi n g a p att ern which is call ed ―br eak d own t ren d‖, so the stock must be sold as soon as possi ble. This stud y is based on the experience in tracking the trend of Astra International (ASII) stock prices by using Home Online Trading System (HOTS) for years.

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