Profitable Candlestick Trading : Pinpointing Market Opportunities to Maximize Profits

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-03-08
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The updated edition to one of the most popular books on technical analysisJapanese candlestick charting and analysis is one of the most profitable yet underutilized ways to trade the market. Signals created by this unique method of technical analysis-represented in the form of graphic "candlestick" formations-identify the immediate direction and effects of investor sentiment through price movements, allowing traders to profit by spotting trend reversals before other investors. This updated version of Profitable Candlestick Trading: Pinpointing Market Opportunities to Maximize Profits makes learning the method fast and easy by introducing specific patterns, as well as the psychology behind them. The book Details the most valuable aspect of technical analysis-reversal patterns-as well as reversal signals, including the Doji, the Hammer, the Hanging Man, Engulfing Patterns, and Dark Cloud Cover Explains continuation patterns and explores how they can help with the decision-making process during various trading periods Reveals how to find trading situations that have the maximum potential for profitability, the highest probability of success, and the least amount of riskLearn how to quickly search, view, and profit with candlestick formations with Profitable Candlestick Trading.

Author Biography

STEPHEN W. BIGALOW has over twenty-five years investment experience, including eight years with Kidder Peabody & Co., Cowen & Company, and Oppenheimer & Company, followed by fifteen years of commodity trading and real estate investing. Mr. Bigalow has advised professional traders, money managers, mutual funds and hedge funds, and is recognized by many in the trading community as the "professional's professional." He also runs The Candlestick Trading Forum, an online trading community.

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Editionp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Reversal Patternsp. 21
Continuation Patternsp. 105
Major Signals Explainedp. 131
Finding and Learning the Signals Made Easyp. 159
Common Patternsp. 167
Revolutionizing Investor Psychologyp. 209
Analyzing Profitable Tradesp. 227
Maximizing Profitsp. 245
Trading Programsp. 263
Using Candlesticks to Improve Elliott Wave Analysisp. 283
Option Trading Refinedp. 303
Candlesticks with Commodities and Futuresp. 313
Trend Analysis: Improving the Probabilitiesp. 319
Eliminating Mental Trading Flaws with Candlestick Analysisp. 333
Candlestick Trading Rulesp. 343
Conclusionp. 351
Glossaryp. 355
About the Authorp. 361
Indexp. 363
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