This outstanding reference has already taught thousands of traders the concepts of technical analysis and their application in the futures and stock markets. Covering the latest developments in computer technology, technical tools, and indicators, the second edition features new material on candlestick charting, intermarket relationships, stocks and stock rotation, plus state-of-the-art examples and figures. From how to read charts to understanding indicators and the crucial role technical analysis plays in investing, readers gain a thorough and accessible overview of the field of technical analysis, with a special emphasis on futures markets. Revised and expanded for the demands of today's financial world, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in tracking and analyzing market behavior.
Have you ever wondered the key to multibillionaire Warren Buffet's five-decade run as the most successful investor in history? The answer is simple: fundamental analysis. In this easy-to-understand, practical, and savvy guide, you'll discover how it helps you assess a business' overall financial performance by using historical and present data to forecast its future monetary value—and why this powerful tool is particularly important to investors in times of economic downturn.
It's more important than ever for investors to know the true financial stability of a business, and this new edition of Fundamental Analysis For Dummies shows you how. Whether you're a seasoned investor or just want to learn how to make more intelligent and prudent investment decisions, this plain-English guide gives you practical tips, tricks, and trade secrets for using fundamental analysis to manage your portfolio and enhance your understanding of shrewdly selecting stocks!Predict the future value of a business based on its current and historical financial dataGauge a company's performance against its competitorsDetermine if a company's credit standing is in jeopardyApply fundamental analysis to other investment vehicles, like currency, bonds, and commodities
With the help of Fundamental Analysis For Dummies, you just may find the bargains that could make you the next Warren Buffet!
"The most complete reference to chart patterns available. Itgoes where no one has gone before. Bulkowski gives hard data on howgood and bad the patterns are. A must-read for anyone that's everlooked at a chart and wondered what was happening."
-- Larry Williams, trader and author of Long-Term Secrets toShort-Term Trading
"One of the greatest benefits of technical analysis is itsapplicability to any and all markets ... charts can be an extremelyvaluable tool-if you know how to use them. This booklet is a goodplace to start learning how."
—from the foreword by John Murphy
Renowned market technician John Murphy presents basic principalsof technical analysis in easy-to-understand term.
He coversAll types of chart analysis"Need to know" concepts, including trendlines, moving averages,price gaps, reversal patterns, volume & open interest spreads,and more!Price forecasting and market timing applicationsA full resource guide of technical analysis aideHow to use the industry's top tools to obtain a betterunderstanding of what charts can do-and how they can help you grabyour portion of today's trading profits.