"A great primer covering all the technical analysis basics every active investor needs to know." -Martin Pring, Martin Pring on Market MomentumFinally-a concise, easy-to-read manual for learning and implementing this incredible investment tool.Well-known technician and newsletter editor Clif Droke distills the most essential elements of technical analysis into one powerful volume. He covers all the basics, including...- DOW THEORY - PATTERN RECOGNITION- VOLUME - SUPPORT & RESISTANCE- TRENDLINES - REVERSALS- CHART PATTERNS - A DICTIONARY OF TERMSAs you move through the quick reading chapters you'll feel more confident in your ability to analyze and forecast price trends, thereby enabling you to make the most on-target investing choices.The author, Clif Droke, explains how the technical analysis of equity and commodity trends affords one of the greatest hopes of achieving the ultimate end of free enterprise profit. Without the use of this peerless tool, the author believes that most investors will find themselves at the mercy and whim of market forces beyond their comprehension. Technical analysis, in his opinion, is the best means possible for attaining financial profit and for understanding the underlying condition of the economy as well as general societal trends. He explains simplified technical analysis as a combination of various forms of technical chart pattern analysis that combines the simplest and most basic elements of this discipline with a useful mixture of proven, more modem methods of technical analysis.