Financial Times Guide to Technical Analysis

Series
Financial Times
Author
Jacinta Chan  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
240
Pub.-date
October 2011
ISBN13
9780273751335
ISBN
0273751336
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Financial Times Guide to Technical Analysis
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Description

Beginning with the very basics of technical analysis and market price behaviour, this book teaches you how to apply these concepts and principles to your own trading.

With this comprehensive and straight talking guide you will soon be using the same successful techniques and formulas as the professionals.

 Learn how to:

  • Understand those trading systems that will generate high returns

     

  • Identify price patterns and trends

     

  • Use the right technical indicators to get the best out of the markets

     

  • Write and execute a trading plan that increases your chances of beating the market

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1:  What do traders know? 

 Introduction – The market technicians 

               1.  Know the market: how to read and construct charts 

               2.  History has a habit of repeating itself 

               3.  Spot the bubble and win 

               4.  Follow the winners: trading with the trend 

               5.  The tools that professionals use 

               6.  Leading technical indicators in the market

               7.  The profit opportunities 

               8.  Wave after wave 

              9.  Booms and busts: risks and returns

               10.The secret

Conclusion

Part 2:  Trading with professional technical systems 

Introduction: the trading game plan

               11.  Technical indicators to use

               12.  Principles of a technical algorithm trading system

               13.  Understanding market characteristics and what to do

               14.  Simple formulas to design your own trading models

               15.  Programming trading rules into your system

               16.  How to write a good trading plan 

               17.  Losing a little to grow your capital

               18.  Practise stop loss

               19.  Fine tuning the trading wheel

               20. The total trader – winning trading psychology

Conclusion

Back Cover

‘A well written book to bring you up to sped on the tools of trading and how you can best use them.’

Larry Williams, trader and author of Long-Term Secrets to Short-Term Trading, The Right Stock at the Right Time, How I Made $1,000,000 Trading Commodities 

 ‘In The Financial Times Guide To Technical Analysis,  Jacinta Chan takes you through the entire process of trading. Following Chan's approach will help you preserve your capital and send you on the road to success.’

 

Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan, Editor of Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine

 

 

The Financial Times Guide to Technical Analysis begins with the very basics of technical analysis and market price behaviours and then teaches you how to apply these concepts and principles to your own trading.

 

With this comprehensive and straight talking guide you will soon be using the same successful techniques and formulas as the professionals.

 

The Financial Times Guide to Technical Analysis shows you how to:

 

  • Understand those trading systems that will generate high returns
  • Identify price patterns and trends
  • Use the right technical indicators to get the best out of the markets
  • Write and execute a trading plan that increases your chances of beating the market

 

 

 

Author

Jacinta Chan trades full time for a living.  She was the head of the derivative desk of a large investment bank in South East Asia where her responsibilities included the sales and dealing of futures and options contracts. She also conducts continued professional education for other professionals in her field, besides giving lectures for her online university course. Jacinta is the author of Pearson Malaysia’s book, Everything Technical Analysis.