Investors may have various goals when it comes to making money in the stock market. Putting hard earned capital to work can pay off nicely when the proper research is completed. Investing in the stock market may not be for everyone, but it may be one of the best ways to see higher returns. Many successful investors share some of the same basic characteristics. They are typically hardworking, patient, disciplined, and work with a studious critical eye. Knowing the ins and outs of the stock market is something that may be learned over time with a lot of hard work. Although investing in the stock market entails a higher degree of risk compared to other investments, the rewards have the potential to be much greater.

The Awesome Oscillator reading is currently 1.2849941 for Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL). Technical traders will watch the AO especially when it crosses above or below the zero line. A move above the line may signal a bullish scenario. A move below the zero line may indicate a bearish selling opportunity. The AO may prove to be a valuable tool for many momentum traders.

Traders will take note of the 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator that is now at 0.15437852 on shares of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL). The value of this indicator will fluctuate between 1 and -1. Traders may be watching when the CMF crosses zero. This cross might point to a bullish or bearish price reversal depending on which way it is moving crossing the zero line.

Taking a look at the Donchian Channels indicator, we note that the 20 day lower band is 15.19. The 20 day upper band is 19.35. This indicator was created by Richard Donchian, and traders follow these channels to help identify potential trading signals.

Technical traders have many tools at their disposal when conducting stock research. One of those tools is the Exponential Moving Average or EMA. The EMA is similar to the simple moving average, but more weight is put on the newest data. Let’s look at some different EMA levels:

10 day Exponential Moving Average: 17.677578
20 day Exponential Moving Average: 17.286217
30 day Exponential Moving Average: 17.1302
50 day Exponential Moving Average: 17.284163
100 day Exponential Moving Average: 18.26762
200 day Exponential Moving Average: 19.578535

Following trading action on shares of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL), we see that the stock has moved -0.135 since the opening price of 17.835. So far, the stock has reached a high of 17.94 and dipped to a low of 17.535. The consensus rating on the stock is currently Buy, and today’s volume has been measured around 370829.

There are a number of different pivot points that traders can use when conducting stock analysis. Pivot points can be useful for traders looking to establish trading entry and exit points. Focusing on some popular one month pivots, we see that the Woodie pivot is currently at 16.27. The Woodie support 1 pivot is 15.85, and the Woodie resistance 1 pivot is 17.35. The Camarilla one month pivot is presently 16.123333. The one month Classic pivot is 16.123333 and the Classic resistance 1 is 17.056667 while the Classic support 1 pivot is measured at 15.556666.

Tracking some stock ratings, we can see that the stock’s Moving Average Rating is currently pointing to a “Buy”. Traders may be monitoring many different indicators in order to get a grasp of where the stock may be moving in the near future. Taking a look at the Oscillators rating, we note that the reading is pointing to a “Buy”.

Investors looking to secure stock market profits may be tweaking an existing strategy or looking to devise a brand new one. As the stock market keeps charging higher, investors will have to figure out how they want to play the next few months. Identifying market tops and possible correction levels may be very tricky. With the markets trading at current levels, the situation for the average investor may be widely varied. Some investors will be trading with a shorter-term plan, while others may be focused on a longer-term investment time frame. There are many financial professionals who are predicting a sharp reversal in the stock market, but there are also those who believe that the upswing will keep pushing stocks higher over the coming months. Investors will need to decide for themselves which way they think the momentum is going to swing and prepare accordingly.