The Investor's Guide To Technical Analysis / Edition 1

The Investor's Guide To Technical Analysis / Edition 1

by Curt Renz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071389989

ISBN-13: 9780071389983

Pub. Date: 11/17/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Everything investors need to know to understand, utilize, and profit from the basic tools of technical analysis

Technical analysis (TA) doesn't have to be difficult or intimidating. In fact, many TA tools are remarkably simple to use and have helped millions of individual investors dramatically improve their results.

The Investor's Guide to Technical

Overview

Everything investors need to know to understand, utilize, and profit from the basic tools of technical analysis

Technical analysis (TA) doesn't have to be difficult or intimidating. In fact, many TA tools are remarkably simple to use and have helped millions of individual investors dramatically improve their results.

The Investor's Guide to Technical Analysis provides investors with practical strategies, cut-to-the-chase explanations, and detailed introductions to the basic tools and concepts of technical analysis.

More than just an overview of technical analysis, this results-based book shows investors how to apply the most efficient and reliable TA tools to their investment programs and greatly increase both their confidence and their results. Straightforward examples and descriptions show investors of every type how to:

  • Understand market cycles and their value in choosing optimal buy and sell points
  • Identify and make use of basic indicators as well as sentiment indicators
  • Use trend lines to accurately track market movement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071389983
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/17/2003
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface: 2000, The Year of Dashed Dreamsxi
Introduction: What's in This for Me? A Better Way to Time Your Tradesxiii
Part 1Basics
Chapter 1How Stock Prices Are Set: Not the Way It's Done at the Grocery Store3
Chapter 2Cycles: The Lessons of History13
Chapter 3Indicators: Pointing the Way23
Part 2Technical Analysis
Chapter 4Not So Fundamental: Why the Value Game Lets You Down35
Chapter 5The Market's Mind: You Can Read It in the Charts37
Chapter 6Basic Anatomy: The ABCs of Charting39
Chapter 7Uptrending Patterns: The Trend Is Your Friend45
Chapter 8Downtrending Patterns: Endless Pressure55
Chapter 9Topping Formations: Time to Step Away from the Crowd65
Chapter 10Bottoming Formations: Time to Prepare Your Shopping List75
Chapter 11The Crystal Ball: Using Moving Averages83
Chapter 12Other Systems: Oscillating Waves95
Part 3Practicalities
Chapter 13Mutual Fund Switching and Stock Timing: It's Your 401(k)--Run It105
Chapter 14Final Exam: Diploma Time111
Index243

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