How Charts Can Make You Money

An Investor’s Guide to Technical Analysis

The author has provided an introductory guide to technical analysis for investors. Whereas most books on the subject start some way up the learning curve, this begins at the beginning. This book is very extensively illustrated and international in its coverage. Topics covered include: trends; reversal; continuation patterns; chart assessment; bar charts; point and figure charts; indicators; volume and open interest; long term investment; and, speculation. This is a new and thoroughly revise edition of a successful book. This book will be an invaluable introduction for the private investor and as a working handbook for the professional adviser.
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Private investors and professional advisors


Book information

  • Published: February 1996
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-245-2


Part 1 Types of charts: Defining terms; Trends; Reversals: The commoner patterns; Continuation patterns; Volume and open interest; Bar charts; Point and figure and Japanese candlestick charts; Chart assessment; Fundamental analysis. Part 2 Chart derivatives: General market indicators; Other indicators; Reliable old indicators. Part 3 Strategy and tactics: Long term investment; Does it work? Yes, it does (usually); What to buy; Inflation and currencies. Part 4 Speculation: Speculative systems; Limiting losses.