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|Monthly Toolbox eNews Update ||#72 - July-August 2015|
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In the last few months I published a lot of information about Nimble Short Term Investing, and then I delivered an updated version of my slide presentation on this topic to the annual AIA conference on the Gold Coast in early August.
Whilst working on all this, I realised that I needed to review the Share Market Toolbox materials regarding Technical Analysis,
because a few things were missing, and some of the material needed
updating. So that was my plan for the July edition of this eNews. To
focus on the very useful aspects of Technical Analysis, to help people
find their way through the maze, and better interpret the price charts
has actually taken me a lot longer than planned, but I have now
finished these updates, and I am publishing a combined July and August
eNews here. There are some updated web pages, some revised eBook (PDF)
Articles, plus some new items. See more details in This Month's Focus section below.
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About these Toolbox eNews Update emails...
Here's a short note
to the recently new Toolbox Members, and new readers of this monthly
email:- These share market Toolbox eNews emails
always go to Toolbox Members (a part of the Toolbox service), and to
the people who have registered to receive occasional information about
the Share Market. This is a monthly email with some pointers and tips
on focused topics - see a quick intro to the eNews emails
. They often include references to specific eBook Articles
in my Share Market Toolbox
, as well as key web pages in the free area of the Toolbox (eg. on the extensive Share Market web page
I have been writing the eBook Articles since October 2008 - that's a
few years now - and these eNews emails help you to navigate to related
and useful information each month. You can see the past eNews emails in
the eNews Archive
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:
Useful interpretation of the price charts (technical analysis)
For the newcomers to technical analysis,
to help them quickly come to grips with the enormous breadth of the
subject, I have updated several web pages in the Toolbox, and published a
new one. And I have also updated some existing eBook Articles
and added a new one to the collection in the Toolbox. Some of the added
content explains why technical analysis is so important and useful.
Many people talk about the subject without going back to basics to help
newbies understand the usefulness and importance of the subject.
New and updated web pages:
Updated and new eBook Articles:
- eBook Article TA-2000, "Technical analysis - introduction" - This free 5-page article was originally published in 2010, and has been refreshed with a little extra detail.
- eBook Article TA-2100, "Price charts and time periods" - This
6-page article was originally published in 2009, and has been refreshed
with a little extra detail, and a whole new page on liquidity and the
usefulness of knowing the number of trades in each trading session. Non-members can see the free page 1 here.
- eBook Article TA-3000, "Primary analysis" - A very simple 1-page article to help explain the categorisation of technical analysis into two broad categories.
- eBook Article TA-4100, "Technical analysis indicators - introduction" - This brand new and free 4-page article helps introduce the topic of technical analysis chart indicators - what they are, and how they are useful.
my growing collection of eBook (PDF) Articles, don't forget to see the
latest Table of Contents pages for these articles (see links in the
side-bar above right). You can also see the Table of Contents for all eBook Articles (recently new or updated ones are highlighted), and the Toolbox Master 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. There are now 718 pages of material in 159
eBook articles. These Articles are invaluable for both new and
experienced investors and traders. I write brief monthly notes in this
eNews email to highlight specific Articles on targeted topics, and
sometimes referring to new or updated web pages in the Toolbox (also see
a history of Toolbox updates). I am also writing new Articles and updating existing ones as required. For more information please see:
Article front pages
For any new readers of my Toolbox eBook Articles, there are some useful introductory Articles including an Introduction and an Overview Article for each of the three subject areas. You can see them here:
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maybe the Username and Password doesn't work. If there is any problem
at all, simply contact me by email or phone. The best email address for
this is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Occasionally emails disappear - the system thinks they are spam, or the
ISP might think they are spam. If I don't reply within a day or so,
please contact me by either email address or phone
is nothing secret in this email, so feel free to forward it to someone
if you think they might benefit from the information, or from being a
Toolbox Member. The easiest way to do this is to use the "Forward Email"
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am also confident that my Toolbox Members won't be sharing their
username and password with non-members. It is not fair that I spend all
this time preparing the materials, and then my Toolbox Members pay money
to have legitimate access, only to let some people pay nothing to read
and view the details.
feel free to email an individual Article to others as a sample; but if
they want online access to all the materials, it is pretty cheap, so
they should subscribe as a Toolbox Member. There is information about Toolbox Membership in the Quick Links section at right.
Always happy to receive feedback, or suggestions for new content or improvements.
Until next month,
happy investing or trading,
Robert B. Brain
(mobile: 0438 355 910)
ps: watch out for the sharks in the ocean!