The following stock chart of Research in Motion (RIMM) offers a great example of simple support and resistance. Support and Resistance is a basic form of technical analysis used commonly every day to mark potential buy and sell points on a stock chart.
The following stock chart of Frontline (FRO) offers a great example of a breakout. Stock Breakouts are a basic form of technical analysis spotted when a series of resistance points create a distinguishable pattern (cup with handle, W pattern, etc. to name a few). Once the stock moves out of this resistance it is known [...]