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Getting Started in Technical Analysis 1st Edition


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Getting Started in Technical Analysis 1st Edition

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Getting Started in Technical Analysis 1st Edition

Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (February 4, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Revered by many, reviled by some, technical analysis is the art andscience of deciphering price activity to better understand marketbehavior and identify trading opportunities. In this accessibleguide, Jack Schwager-perhaps the most recognized and respected namein the field-demystifies technical analysis for beginninginvestors, clearly explaining such basics as trends, tradingranges, chart patterns, stops, entry, and exit and pyramidingapproaches. The book's numerous examples and clear, simpleexplanations provide a solid framework for using technical analysisto make better, more informed investment decisions and as the basisfor mechanical trading systems. Along with Schwager's invaluabletrading rules and market observations culled from years ofreal-world trading experience, Getting Started in TechnicalAnalysis offers in-depth coverage of:
* Types of charts-bar, close-only, point-and-figure,candlestick.
* Chart patterns-one-day, continuation, top and bottom formations,the importance of failed signals.
* Trading systems-trend-following, counter-trend, patternrecognition.
* Charting and analysis software-price data issues, timeframe/trading style considerations, software research.
* he planned trading approach-trading philosophy, choosing markets,risk control strategies, establishing a trading routine.

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