Technical Analysis Explained: The Successful Investor's Guide to Spotting Investment Trends and Turning Points

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Technical Analysis Explained: The Successful Investor's Guide to Spotting Investment Trends and Turning Points

Format:  Hardcover,

641 pages

Edition: 4 ED

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publish Date: Feb 2002

ISBN-13: 9780071381932

ISBN-10: 0071381937

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An interactive CD-ROM/workbook format will help traders develop their technical analysis skills, while the world-renowned Pring name will assure traders of the market-proven accuracy and legitimacy of the techniques discussed.

This series launches a compelling new chapter in supplying accurate, timely information to technical traders everywhere, as well as delivering the theories and techniques of technical analysis to a wider audience. It promises to expose individual investors to the value and legitimacy of technical analysis, and will establish a strong foothold -- built on the world-renowned Martin Pring brand.

Technical Analysis Explained is renowned for showing investors how to use technical analysis as a key element of virtually any trading strategy or program. It provides the basic knowledge needed to understand, interpret, and predict major market moves, and supplies investors with detailed instructions on using today's most sophisticated technical analysis tools and techniques -- from candlestick charting to volume measurement, and more.

The book's third edition remains one of McGraw-Hill's most popular investment titles. This fourth edition features extensive updates, including how to use state-of-the-art software programs, and features new chapters on momentum, intraday charts, contrary opinion, and one- and two-bar price patterns.


Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publish Date: Feb 2002
ISBN-13: 9780071381932
ISBN-10: 0071381937
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 641
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.27
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.32 x 2.03 x 9.7

Chapter outline

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Trend-Determining Techniquesp. 11
Market Cycle Modelp. 13
Financial Markets and the Business Cyclep. 22
Dow Theoryp. 31
Typical Parameters for Intermediate-Term Trendsp. 42
Price Patternsp. 53
Flags, Pennants, Wedges, and Gapsp. 81
Trendlinesp. 93
Moving Averagesp. 108
Momentum Ip. 127
Momentum IIp. 146
Point and Figure Chartingp. 175
Miscellaneous Techniques for Determining Trendsp. 184
Putting the Techniques Together: An Analysis of the Dow Jones Utility Average, 1962-1969p. 200
Market Structurep. 207
Price: The Major Averagesp. 209
Price: Group Rotationp. 224
Time: Longer-Term Cyclesp. 237
Time: Practical Identification of Cyclesp. 264
Volumep. 271
Breadthp. 289
Interest Rates and the Stock Marketp. 315
Why Interest Rates Affect the Stock Marketp. 317
Short-Term (Money-Market) Interest Ratesp. 328
Long-Term Interest Ratesp. 343
Other Aspects of Market Behaviorp. 351
Sentiment Indicatorsp. 353
Speculative Activity in the Stock Marketp. 375
Automated Trading Systemsp. 385
Putting the Indicators Togetherp. 407
Specific Financial Marketsp. 415
Technical Analysis of International Stock Marketsp. 417
Technical Analysis of Individual Stocksp. 427
Technical Analysis of Goldp. 457
Technical Analysis of Currenciesp. 466
Technical Analysis of Commodity Marketsp. 477
Epilogp. 489
Candle Chartsp. 491
The Elliott Wave Principlep. 500
Glossaryp. 505
Resourcesp. 509
Indexp. 515

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