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Updated and Revised—With Over 35 Brand New Indicators!

A Comprehensive Catalog of Today’s Major Technical Analysis Indicators—Indispensable for Trading in Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options!

"There is an urgent need for a concise reference on such a vast array of ...

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Updated and Revised—With Over 35 Brand New Indicators!

A Comprehensive Catalog of Today’s Major Technical Analysis Indicators—Indispensable for Trading in Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options!

"There is an urgent need for a concise reference on such a vast array of technical tools. Achelis’ new edition fulfills that need and should provide an invaluable guide to newcomers and veterans alike."-—John J. Murphy President, Author, Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets and Intermarket Technical Analysis

"Steve Achelis has done it again. The first edition was a wonderfully comprehensive encyclopedia of market indicators. The second edition is even better."-—Martin Pring President, International Institute of Economic Research Author, Technical Analysis Explained and Martin Pring’s Introduction to Technical Analysis

"Often technical analysis, because of its depth and complexity, can seem like magic. Steve Achelis’s Technical Analysis from A to Z helps the reader transition from the realm of magic to the land of understanding. This revision of his classic reference on technical techniques and indicators is a must for any technical analysis library." —-John Bollinger, CFA, MFT Bollinger Capital Management

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071380119
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/2/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 380
  • Sales rank: 618,271
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author

Steven B. Achelis is the founder of Equis International, Inc., a leading provider of investment analysis, portfolio management, and stock market data collection software. The designer of numerous trading software programs including MetaStock—the most popular technical analysis program in the world—Achelis is an experienced investment analyst and trader. He has written influential articles on technical analysis and investment market timing, and has made regular radio and television appearances on national networks including CBS and CNBC.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Technical Analysis. Some History. The Human Element. Fundamental Analysis. The Future Can Be Found in the Past. The Weatherman. The Roulette Wheel. Computerized Trading. Price Fields. Charts. Line Charts. Bar Charts. Semi-Log Versus Linear Scaling. Volume Bar Chart. Other Chart Types. Periodicity. The Time Element. Support and Resistance. Supply and Demand. Traders' Remorse. Resistance Becomes Support. Review. Trends. Moving Averages. Time Periods in Moving Averages. Merits. Traders' Remorse. Indicators. Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD). Leading Versus Lagging Indicators. Trending Prices Versus Trading Prices. Divergences. Market Indicators. Categories of Market Indicators. Line Studies. A Sample Approach. Conclusion. Reference. Absolute Breadth Index. Accumulation/Distribution Line. Accumulation Swing Index. Advance/Decline Line. Advance/Decline Ratio. Advancing-Declining Issues. Advancing, Declining, Unchanged Volume. Andrew's Pitchfork. Arms Index (Trin). Aroon. Average True Range. Bollinger Bands. Breadth Thrust. Bull/Bear Ratio. Candlesticks, Japanese. Canslim. Chaikin Money Flow. Chaikin Oscillator. Chande Momentum Oscillator. Commodity Channel Index. Commodity Selection Index. Cycles. Demand Index. Detrended Price Oscillator. Directional Movement. Double Exponential Moving Average. Dow Theory. Dynamic Momentum Index. Ease of Movement. Efficient Market Theory. Elliot Wave Theory. Envelopes (Trading Bands). Equivolume. Fibonacci Studies. Forecast Oscillator. Four Percent Model. Fourier Transform. Fundamental Analysis. Gann Angles. Herrick Payoff Index. Inertia. Interest Rates. Intraday Momentum Index. Kagi. Klinger Oscillator. Large Block Ratio. linear Regression Indicator. Linear Regression Slope. Linear Regression Trendlines. Market Facilitation Index. Mass Index. McClellan Oscillator. McClellan Summation Index. Median Price. Member Short Ratio. Mesa Sine Wave. Momentum. Money Flow Index. Moving Average Convergence/Divergence. Moving Averages. Negative Volume Index. New Highs-Lows Cummulative. New Highs-Lows Ratio. New High-New Lows. Odd Lot Balance Index. Odd Lot Purchases/Sales. Odd Lot Short Ratio. Odds Probability Cones. On Balance Volume. Open Interest. Open-10 Trin. Option Analysis. Overbrought/Oversold. Parabolic Sar. Patterns. Percent Retracement. Performance. Point and Figure. Polarized Fractal Efficiency. Positive Volume Index. Price and Volume Trend. Price Channel. Price Oscillator. Price Rate-of-Change. Projection Bands. Projection Oscillator. Public Short Ratio. Puts/Calls Ratio. Qstick. Quadrant Lines. R-Squared. Raff Regression Channel. Random Walk Index. Range Indicator. Rectangle. Relative Momentum Index. Relative Strength, Comparative. Relative Strength Index. Relative Volatility Index. Renko. Speed Resistance Lines. Spreads. Standard Deviation. Standard Deviation Channel. Standard Error. Standard Error Bands. Standard Error Channel. Stix. Stochastic Momentum Index. Stochastic Oscillator. Swing Index. Tema. Three Line Break. Time Line Break. Time Series Forecast. Throne Levels. Total Short Ratio. Trade Volume Index. Trendlines. Trix. Typical Price. Ultimate Oscillator. Upside/Downside Ratio. Upside/Downside Volume. Vertical Horizontal Filter. Volatility, Chaikin's. Volume. Volume Oscillator. Volume-Rate-of-Change. Weighted Close. Wilder's Smoothing. Williams's Accumulation/Distribution. Williams's %R. Zig Zag.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2001

    Wide Territory but scimpy

    This is an alright book in that it covers a wide berth and lots of topics. That may be the trouble. It covers so much it barely touches anything. You can, however, gain a basic knowledge of what it's all about but don't expect much in lengthy explanations. He does however, have something to say about them all, albeit very short as a rule. There is just not enough room left for in depth coverage what with the amount of ground he covers.

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