How Charts Can Help You in the Stock Market / Edition 1

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Overview

VALUABLE ADVICE FOR INVESTORS OF ALL TYPES FROM STANDARD & POOR'S, TODAY'S MOST TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR RELIABLE INVESTMENT INFORMATION

Standard & Poor's Press brings the impressive knowledge and resources of Standard & Poor's to some of today's most challenging financial issues. Covering subjects from saving for college to technical analysis to risk management, books in the series will give both independent and institutional investors the knowledge they need to dramatically improve their overall financial decisions.

The classic primer on technical analysis, reprinted for a new generation of traders and technicians

As classic and timeless as Graham & Dodd's Security Analysis, William Jiler's How Charts Can Help You in the Stock Market is the must-have primer on technical analysis.

First published in 1962, it was the first book to explain how all investors can use charting to more profitably time both their buys and sells and is globally renowned to this day for helping traders and investors use the tools of technical analysis to increase their profits.

Featuring a new Foreword by the investing experts at Standard & Poor's, this special reprint edition will be an excellent resource for beginners as well as a vital reference for experienced technicians. Technical traders will look to it for:

  • Tips for removing the mystery from the use of technical analysis
  • Easy-to-understand definitions of technical analysis topics
  • Examples and explanations of essential configurations, patterns, and formations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071426848
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/21/2003
  • Edition description: FAC
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 204
  • Sales rank: 1,493,542
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

William L. Jiler is the former president of Commodity Research Bureau, Inc., and was a longtime fixture at Standard & Poor's Trendline. Jiler created the CRB Futures Price index, which remains the global benchmark for measuring commodity price movement.

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Table of Contents

1 A Tool for Investors 19
2 Trends 27
3 Support and Resistance 41
4 Head and Shoulders 55
5 Double Tops and Bottoms 73
6 Line and Saucer Formations 85
7 V Formations 97
8 The Measured Move 109
9 The Coil (Or Triangle) 117
10 Continuation Patterns 125
11 Reversal Days, Gaps, Islands 135
12 The Trap 149
13 The Market Averages 157
14 More Indicators 165
15 The "200 Day Moving Average" 179
16 Profits 187
17 Pitfalls - and Profits 195
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