Investing with Volume Analysis: Identify, Follow, and Profit from Trends [NOOK Book]

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In the continual pursuit for higher profits, investors and traders alike often assume significantly higher risks while chasing the next hot opportunity. Other more sophisticated investors attempt to employ complicated indicators while not fully understanding the information the indicator was designed to reveal. On the other hand, savvy investors employ analysis to gauge the market, positioning themselves to potentially earn higher profits with significantly less risk. Volume analysis attempts to delve deep inside...

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Investing with Volume Analysis: Identify, Follow, and Profit from Trends

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Overview

In the continual pursuit for higher profits, investors and traders alike often assume significantly higher risks while chasing the next hot opportunity. Other more sophisticated investors attempt to employ complicated indicators while not fully understanding the information the indicator was designed to reveal. On the other hand, savvy investors employ analysis to gauge the market, positioning themselves to potentially earn higher profits with significantly less risk. Volume analysis attempts to delve deep inside the market trends to help identify shifts within the markets. Investing with Volume Analysis: Identify, Follow, and Profit from Trendspresents an enlightened perspective on the role of volume, not only in pragmatic terms but also in terms of apprehending the underlying rationale of how and why. Award-winning technical analyst Buff Pelz Dormeier teaches state-of-the-art methods for analyzing the relationship of volume to price movements and the evolution of market trends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132613293
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 3/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 766,322
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Armed with proprietary indicators and investment programs, Buff Pelz Dormeier, CMT dynamically manages private investment portfolios for affluent individuals, institutions, trusts, and endowments. Buff builds customized strategies designed to meet or exceed a client’s specific investment objectives in what is often uncertain market conditions. This is accomplished by utilizing proprietary state-of-the-art portfolio management tools designed to grow and preserve wealth in a risk-conscience manner.

In Buff’s 15+ years in the securities industry, he has been employed as a financial advisor, an analyst, and a portfolio manager. An award-winning industry innovator, Buff is the developer of Volume Weighted Moving Averages (VWMA), the VW-MACD, the Volume Price Confirmation Indicator (VPCI), VPCI Stochastics, the Anti-Volume Stop Loss (AVSL), the Trend Thrust Indicator (TTI), Capital Weighted Volume Indexes, and a host of cap-weighted, volume-based breadth indicators.

As a celebrated source of investment knowledge, Buff’s work with market indicators and trading system design has been published and/or referenced in Barron’s, Stock’s & Commodities, SFO and Active Trader magazines, and the IFTA & MTA Journals. A Chartered Market Technician, Buff received the 2006 Charles Dow Award recognizing research papers breaking new ground or which make innovative use of established techniques in the field of technical analysis. The Charles H. Dow Award is considered one of the most important recognitions in the field of technical analysis. He has also been a featured speaker at national and international conferences including Expo Trader Brazil, the TradeStation World Conference, and the Moneyshow International Trader’s Expo.

Buff was a double major graduate of Indiana State University participating in varsity track and cross country as a student athlete. Still an avid runner, Buff is a former Indiana Marathon champion.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Two Perspectives of Market Analysis 5

Chapter 2: The History of Technical Analysis 12

Chapter 3: Price Analysis 27

Chapter 4: Volume Analysis 32

Chapter 5: Volume: The Force of the Market 39

Chapter 6: How to Read the Market Like a Book 53

Chapter 7: Volume in Trends 73

Chapter 8: Volume in Patterns 93

Chapter 9: Measuring Volume Information 112

Chapter 10: Pure Volume Indicators 118

Chapter 11: Interday Volume Accumulation Indicators 127

Chapter 12: Intraday Volume Accumulation Oscillators 132

Chapter 13: Price Range Volume Indicators 140

Chapter 14: Price Accumulation Based on Volume Indicators 147

Chapter 15: Tick-Based Volume Indicators 151

Chapter 16: Volume-Weighted Price Indicators 157

Chapter 17: The Volume Price Confirmation Indicator 182

Chapter 18: A Compendium of Breadth Indicators 209

Chapter 19: Buff Up Your Volume: Introducing Capital Weighted Volume 226

Chapter 20: Risky Business 241

Chapter 21 Putting It All Together: Volume-Dictated Strategies 259

Chapter 22: Modern Day Volume Issues 281

Bibliography 306

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2011

    Great volume book!

    I just finished reading a new book authored by Buff Dormeier, CMT titled Investing With Volume Analysis. I found it was filled with great knowledge, indicators, and investment techniques that utilize volume analysis. Many analysts focus on price alone and forget the valuable information that volume conveys. Buff has put volume back in its rightful place next to price as one of the most valuable metrics an analyst can study.

    The book begins with a broad overview of fundamental versus technical analysis. Some background is given on TA, such a Dow Theory and a bit of general history. Buff then sets the stage for volume analysis by reviewing some of the broad studies and some general rules for how to interpret volume.

    A review of volume in the context of traditional price patterns a la Edwards and Magee is very helpful for a focused review.

    Following this broad review, the book begins to focus on the detail not found elsewhere. Volume indicators are broken down into logical groups. The indicators are then compared apples to apples according to their strengths and weaknesses. This section contains some of the gold within this book. It is clear and well defined and one soon finds it easy to agree with Buff's argument that there is value in a new area of study: volume-weighted price indicators.

    Buff goes on to describe the formulas for many custom indicators, including Volume Weighted Moving Averages, Volume Weighted MACD, The Trend Thrust Indicator (TTI), Volume-Price Confirmation Indicator (VPCI), CAP-Weighted Volume, and the Anti-Volume Stop Loss.
    Finally, Buff gives an overview of how one could picks stocks using a Market Positioning System. Modern day volume issues including high frequency trading is also covered.

    Overall, I found Buff's Investing With Volume Analysis to be extremely helpful in focusing on an underutilized tool - Volume. The book is well written and provides great context and backtested studies to prove the worth of his concepts and ideas. My only criticism of the book is that some of the charts need to be enlarged. Overall, I would recommend this book to anyone serious about the investing in the market. In addition, All CMTs would benefit greatly from this book. - Kyle Crystal

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