Mastering Technical Analysis explores a wide range of technical analysis tools, detailing how to use each to improve trading performance. Topics explored include moving averages and the importance of crossovers; popular indicators from the VIX index and 10-30 DMA to stochastics; trends and pattern recognition; and more. In addition, this book examines how exchange-traded funds and other new securities as well as the emergence of China, India, and other international markets will impact present and future technical analysis applications.
About the Author
John Brooks, C.M.T., is the senior vice president and senior analyst for Lowry's. During his forty-plus years as a technical analyst, he cofounded the Market Technicians Association and served as one of its past presidents. Brooks was also cofounder of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), which today includes 25 nations and 7,000 members worldwide. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Assocaition of Professional Technical Analysts (AAPTA). He received one of the first Chartered Market Technicians (CMT) in the United States.