Candlestick Charting For Dummies

Candlestick Charting For Dummies

by Russell Rhoads


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Candlestick Charting For Dummies by Russell Rhoads

Want to gain a trading edge with candlestick charts? Find them alittle confusing? No worries! Candlestick Charting ForDummies sheds light on this time-tested method for finding theperfect moment to buy or sell. It demystifies technical and chartanalysis and gives you the tools you need to identify tradingpatterns — and pounce!

This friendly, practical, guide explains candlestick chartingand technical analysis in plain English. In no time, you’llbe working with common candlestick patterns, analyzing tradingpatterns, predicting market behavior, and making your smartesttrades ever. You’ll discover the advantages candlestick hasover other charting methods and learn the secrets of combining itwith other technical indicators. You’ll also get familiarwith different ways to display and interpret price action,including trend lines, support levels, resistance levels, movingaverages, and complex indicators. Discover how to:

  • Construct candlestick charts
  • Identify and interpret basic patterns
  • Trade in bull and bear markets
  • Work with complex patterns and indicators
  • Avoid False signals
  • Understand the components of market activity
  • Deal with bullish or bearish single-stick, two stick, andmultistick patterns
  • Identify and interpret complex patterns
  • Use indicators to determine the market
  • Outperform the market in any conditions

Don’t know whether to grab the bull by the horns or justgrin and bear it? Read Candlestick Charting For Dummies andget it right the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470178089
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/07/2008
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 185,354
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Russell Rhoads is a trader and analyst for Peak Trading Group in Chicago. His career in trading and market analysis covers over 17 years. He has a BBA and MS in Finance from the University of Memphis and has done graduate level work in Financial Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Russell also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Getting Familiar with Candlestick Charting andTechnical Analysis.

Chapter 1: Understanding Charting and Where Candlesticks FitIn.

Chapter 2: Getting to Know Candlestick Chart.

Chapter 3: Building a Base of Candlestick Chart Knowledge.

Chapter 4: Using Electronic Resources to Create Full Charts.

Part II: Working with Simple Candlestick Patterns.

Chapter 5: Working with Straightforward Single-StickPatterns.

Chapter 6: Single-Stick Patterns That Depend on MarketContext.

Chapter 7: Working with Bullish Double-Stick Patterns.

Chapter 8: Utilizing Bearish Double-Stick Patterns.

Part III: Making the Most of Complex Patterns.

Chapter 9: Getting the Hang of Bullish Three-Stick Patterns.

Chapter 10: Trading with Bearish Three-Stick Patterns.

Part IV: Combining Patterns and Indicators.

Chapter 11: Using Technical Indicators to Complement YourCandlestick Charts.

Chapter 12: Buy Indicators and Bullish Reversal CandlestickPatterns.

Chapter 13: Sell Indicators and Bearish Reversal CandlestickPatterns.

Chapter 14: Using Technical Indicators AlongsideBullish-Trending Candlestick Patterns.

Chapter 15: Combining Technical Indicators and Bearish-TrendingCandlestick Patterns.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Myths about Charting, Trading, andCandlesticks.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips to Remember about Technical Analysis.


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