A form of technical analysis, Japanese candlestick charts are a versatile tool that can be fused with any other technical tool, and will help improve any technician’s market analysis. They can be used for speculation and hedging, for futures, equities or anywhere technical analysis is applied. Seasoned technicians will discover how joining Japanese candlesticks with other technical tools can create a powerful synergy of techniques; amateurs will find out how effective candlestick charts are as a stand-alone charting method. In easy-to-understand language, this title delivers to the reader the author’s years of study, research and practical experience in this increasingly popular and dynamic approach to market analysis. The comprehensive coverage includes everything from the basics, with hundreds of examples showing how candlestick charting techniques can be used in almost any market.
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Completely informative and global in its outlook, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, Second Edition provides an in-depth explanation of candlestick plotting and analysis. This exciting book exposes the reader to the practical applications Steve Nison gained from years of study and research in this now popular and dynamic area. Today, almost all charting packages include candle charts.
This book contains hundreds of examples that show how candlestick techniques can be used in all of today’s markets. Through such patterns as the “dark-cloud cover” and “hanging-man lines,” traders will discover how candlestick techniques provide unique market insights. They will discover see how candles will provide early reversal signals, improve timing entering and exiting markets and can be merged with classic Western charting techniques.
This totally updated revision focuses on the needs of today’s traders and investors with:
* All new charts including more intra-day markets
* New candlestick charting techniques
* More focus on active trading for swing, on-line and day traders
* New Western techniques in combination with candles
* A greater spotlight on capital preservation.
Candle charts are older than bar charts, older than point-and-figure charts, but were completely unknown in the West – until Steve Nison introduced them through his articles, seminars, and his books.
About the Author : Steve Nison
Steve Nison is the foremost leader of the art of using candlestick charting as an analysis tool in studying market trends and making investment decisions. He owns and runs Nison Research International, a firm that provides technical advisory and on-site seminar services to major financial firms. He is a highly sought-after speaker who has presented his techniques to thousands, including members of the World Bank and the Federal Reserve.