AuthorEdwards, Robert D. (Robert Davis), 1893-
TitleTechnical analysis of stock trends [electronic resource] / Robert D. Edwards, John Magee, W.H.C. Bassetti
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press ; New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, c2007
Edition 9th ed
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Descript 789 p. : ill


Preface to the ninth edition -- Preface to the eighth edition -- In memoriam -- Prefaces to previous editions -- PART 1: TECHNICAL THEORY. -- The technical approach to trading and investing -- Charts -- The Dow theory -- The Dow theory in practice -- The Dow theory's defects -- The Dow theory in the 20th and 21st centuries -- Important reversal patterns -- Important reversal patterns- continued -- Important reversal patterns- the triangles -- Important reversal patterns- continued -- Other reversal phenomena -- Short-term phenomena of potential importance -- Consolidation formations -- Gaps -- Support and resistance -- Trendlines and channels -- Major trendlines -- Trading the averages in the 21st century -- Technical analysis of commodity charts -- Technical analysis of commodity charts, part 2 -- A summary and some concluding comments -- Technical analysis and technology in the 21st century: the computer and the Internet, tools of the investment/information revolution -- Advancements in investment technology -- PART 2: TRADING TACTICS. -- Midword -- The tactical problem -- Strategy and tactics for the long-term investor -- The all-important details -- The kind of stocks we want- the speculator's viewpoint -- The kind of stocks we want- the long-term investor's viewpoint -- Selection of stocks to chart -- Selection of stocks to chart- continued -- Choosing and managing high-risk stocks: tulip stocks, Internet sector, and speculative frenzies -- The probable moves of your stocks -- Two touchy questions -- Round lots or odd lots? -- Stop orders -- What is a bottom- what is a top? -- Basing point case analyzed, illustrated -- Trendlines in action -- Use of support and resistance -- Not all in one basket -- Measuring implications in technical chart patterns -- Tactical review of chart action -- A quick summation of tactical methods -- Effect of technical trading on market action -- Automated trendline: the moving average -- "The same old patterns" -- Balanced and diversified -- Trial and error -- How much capital to use in trading -- Application of capital in practice -- Portfolio risk management -- Stick to your guns -- APPENDIX A. CHAPTERS A-D. -- The probable moves of your stocks (Chapter 24 from the seventh edition) -- A discussion of composite leverage (Chapter 42 from the seventh edition) -- Normal range-for-price indexes (Appendix B, fifth edition) -- Sensitivity indexes of stocks (Appendix C, fifth edition) -- APPENDIX B. -- APPENDIX C. TECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF FUTURES CHARTS (CHAPTER 16 FROM THE SEVENTH EDITION BY RICHARD MCDERMOTT) -- APPENDIX D. RESOURCES. -- APPENDIX E. EXAMPLE OF TRADING MANUAL: ORIGINAL TURTLE TRADING SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES

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