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Investment Cycles
     

Investment Cycles

by Charles D. Kirkpatrick II, Julie A. Dahlquist
 

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

 

Do price cycles come in waves? An objective look at the evidence–and what it means to investors.

Overview

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

 

Do price cycles come in waves? An objective look at the evidence–and what it means to investors.

 

Trends don’t occur in a straight line. Prices oscillate up and down around a trend. These oscillations form trading ranges, patterns, and channels. Could these oscillations have some sort of regularity? Believing they do, cycle analysts look at prices as a form of complex harmonics or “waves.” Not surprisingly, the concept of prices oscillating in cycles is controversial...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132619097
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/03/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
529 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 the Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Forbes. He is the only individual to win the prestigious Charles H. Dow Award for articles on technical analysis twice. 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 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’s Educational Foundation.

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