The Advance-Decline Line Chart: Definition & Uses


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If the market values are up, but the advance-decline line is showing a downward slope, what can we infer about the market?

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1. Examine the following data set for advances and declines. What is the value for the AD line on 10/3?

2. The advance-decline line is compared against which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are tools that help you see what you know about the advance-decline line chart. The purpose of this chart and examples of it are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • What the advance-decline line is compared against
  • A trend that can be assumed when the market value is up, but the advance-decline line is showing a downward slope
  • Looking at data sets for advances and declines
  • What happens to the AD line when advances exceed declines

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on using the advance-decline line chart
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about predicting market trends
  • Problem solving- use what you know to solve problems from example advance-decline line charts

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more, use the lesson called The Advance-Decline Line Chart: Definition & Uses. Other topics you can review include:

  • The purpose of the advance-decline chart
  • AD line uses
  • Examples of an AD line chart