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Chart patterns - tell us all
|Monthly Toolbox eNews update ||#67 - Dec 2014 / Jan 2015|
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After studying technical analysis for quite a few years, and talking
about it to people, and teaching it in seminars and in meeting
presentations, it took me a while before the "light went on" so to
speak. After discussing this with many people for a few months, we
finally came up with the key words that summarise technical analysis - "Price charts summarise the underlying opinions of the market participants...". And one key way to read and understand the stories in the price charts is by understanding the chart patterns.
So, for this 2-month
December/January issue of the Toolbox eNews update email I have gone
back to my existing eBook (PDF) Articles on Chart Patterns, and
re-worded and tweaked them and added new material so as to be clearer
about the usefulness of chart patterns. See more on this below.
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Price charts summarise the underlying opinions
and emotions of the market participants.
Every chart tells a story.
It pays to understand the stories in the price charts.
This month's focus:
Chart patterns tell the story
The relevant information on this topic this month in the Share Market Toolbox includes the following:-
- New web page - Chart Patterns
- This new web page presents some of the basic information on chart
patterns, and includes links to the relevant eBook Articles.
- eBook Article TA-3410, "Chart patterns - introduction"
- This 9-page article was first written a few years ago, and only
available to Toolbox Members. Because of the importance of understanding
the usefulness of price charts, I have removed all the advanced chart
pattern details out of this Article so that it is now just 4 pages long,
and able to be put in the public domain and made available to the
general public. All the advanced pattern information is now in the new Article TA-3420.
- eBook Article TA-3420, "Chart patterns - more details"
- This new eBook Article comprises a lot of material that was in
Article TA-3410, and has been re-worded and tweaked. This Article is 7
pages long with an introduction to a number of chart pattern types.
- eBook Article TA-3500, "Chart patterns - Triangles" - This existing 3-page article provides more information about the various Triangle chart patterns.
- eBook Article TA-3600, "Megaphone chart pattern" - This existing 5-page article provides information about the special expanding wedge pattern known as the Megaphone pattern.
Toolbox non-Members who can't see the above reserved eBook Articles can at least see the first page of them from the Articles Table of Contents page in the Toolbox.
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side-bar above right). There are now a total of 147 Articles in this collection - a huge total of 675 pages of information! You can see the Table of Contents for all eBook Articles here (recently new or updated ones are highlighted), and the Master Toolbox Index which includes the eBook Articles, plus web page references, and helpful videos.
eBook (PDF) Articles - Summary
Since October 2008 I have accumulated quite a collection of eBook (PDF) Articles
on three subject areas - Share Trading/Investing, Technical Analysis
and BullCharts software (actually more than 670 pages of material
in more than 140 articles). These Articles are invaluable for both new
and experienced investors and traders. I write brief monthly notes in
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sometimes referring to new or updated web pages in the Toolbox (also see
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Until next month,
happy investing or trading,
Robert B. Brain
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ps: watch out for the sharks in the ocean!