Technical Analysis Tools: Creating a Profitable Trading System (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, May 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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Most investors know that highly profitable trading methods employ anumber of technical analysis tools. Unfortunately, choosing theright ones is easier said than done.

In Technical Analysis Tools, professional trader MarkTinghino cuts through the clutter. First, he demystifies theessential technical approaches such as chart patterns, indicators,Market Profile, and Elliott Wave. He also introduces a newinstrument of his own: the cyclical model, which helps identifytrend reversals. Next, he provides techniques that turn the toolsinto trading programs. Those techniques include how to time buyingand selling, how to account for the effect of fundamental analysison technical analysis, and how to use spreads to effectively managerisk.

Real-world examples, objective analyses of how successfulinvestors implement their own trading systems, and dozens of chartsand graphs make Technical Analysis Tools exceptionally clearand practical.


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I love the way the author has organized the material in this handy reference. I have been using technical analysis to trade for over ten years, and even though this is a good book for beginners, it ... Read full review


Part Two Putting It All Together
Appendix A Commonly Used Technical Indicators
Appendix B Futures Products with High Daily Volume
Appendix C Educational Resources
Appendix D Trading Reports and Other Forms of News Service
Appendix E Software Products

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About the author (2010)

Mark Tinghino is a commodity trading adviser (CTA). He has taught numerous online seminars on technical analysis at the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He contributed chapters to Tricks of the Active Trader by Neal Weintraub and has written articles for Futures magazine and TradeSOURCE magazine. Tinghino has spent decades developing a unique model for market timing, which uses a combination of several hundred separate cycles. Visit for information on his newsletter and ongoing research.

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