How Technical Analysis Investors Use Trends [NOOK Book]

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This Element is an excerpt from Technical Analysis: The Complete Resource for Financial Market Technicians, Second Edition (9780137059447) by Charles D. Kirkpatrick III, CMT, and Julie Dahlquist, Ph.D., CMT. Available in print and digital formats.

How technical analysts understand trends and translate those insights into market profits.

Technical analysis is based on one major assumption: trend. Markets trend. Traders and investors hope to buy...

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How Technical Analysis Investors Use Trends

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Overview

This Element is an excerpt from Technical Analysis: The Complete Resource for Financial Market Technicians, Second Edition (9780137059447) by Charles D. Kirkpatrick III, CMT, and Julie Dahlquist, Ph.D., CMT. Available in print and digital formats.

How technical analysts understand trends and translate those insights into market profits.

Technical analysis is based on one major assumption: trend. Markets trend. Traders and investors hope to buy a security at the beginning of an uptrend at a low price, ride the trend, and sell the security when the trend ends at a high price. Although this strategy sounds very simple, implementing it is exceedingly complex. For example....

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132619059
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/17/2010
  • Series: FT Press Delivers Elements
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 10
  • File size: 437 KB

Meet the Author

Charles D. Kirkpatrick II, CMT, has spent 42 years in the investment field. He has been featured on Wall $treet Week, CNBC, and in Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities and been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Forbes. He is the only individual to twice win the prestigious Charles H. Dow Award for articles on technical analysis. In 2008, he won the Market Technicians Association (MTA) Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Technical Analysis. A past elected Board Member of the MTA, he teaches technical analysis at Brandeis University’s graduate school of business. Julie R. Dahlquist, Ph.D., CMT, senior lecturer, Department of Finance, University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business, presents frequently at national and global conferences. With Richard Bauer, she coauthored Technical Market Indicators: Analysis and Performance. Her research has appeared in Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Technical Analysis, Managerial Finance, Applied Economics, Working Money, Financial Practices and Education, and the Journal of Financial Education. She serves on the board of the MTA Educational Foundation.

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