While most books on chart patterns, or pattern recognition, offer detailed discussion and analysis of one type of pattern, the fact is that a single pattern may not be very helpful for trading, since it often does not give a complete picture of the market.
What sets Trading Between the Lines apart from other books in this area is author Elaine Knuth's identification of sets of patterns that give a complete analysis of the market. In it, she identifies more complex chart patterns, often several patterns combined over multiple time frames, and skillfully examines these sets of patterns called "constellations" in relation to one another. These constellations turn sets of individual patterns into a more manageable set of patterns, where the relationship between them can lead to tactical trading opportunities.
- Shows how to apply complex patterns to specific trades and identify opportunities as well entry and exit points
- Markets covered include commodities, equities, and indexes
- Presents an effective trading approach based on real market cycles-as opposed to computer simulations-that are found in active markets
Moving beyond the simple identification of basic patterns to identifying pattern constellations, this reliable resource will give you a better view of what is really going on in the market and help you profit from the opportunities you uncover.
Chapter 1 Perception and Pattern: How Mindset Affects Understanding and Action 1
Chapter 2 Visualizing the Concept of What Makes a Price 19
Chapter 3 An Upside Reversal 37
Chapter 4 A Downside Reversal 61
Chapter 5 Price and Repeating Order 91
Chapter 6 Into the Valley of the Kings and the Place of Truth: Pattern Concepts to Enter a Market on the Run 115
Chapter 7 Market Weather: The Quiet before the Storm and the Lightning Bolt - Patterns Signaling an Unexpected Move 133
Chapter 8 Inside Market Cycles 163
Chapter 9 Managing Risk with Applied Trading Tactics 187