∗ Types of charts–bar, close–only, point–and–figure, candlestick.
∗ Chart patterns–one–day, continuation, top and bottom formations, the importance of failed signals.
∗ Trading systems–trend–following, counter–trend, pattern recognition.
∗ Charting and analysis software–price data issues, time frame/trading style considerations, software research.
∗ he planned trading approach–trading philosophy, choosing markets, risk control strategies, establishing a trading routine.
Charts: Forecasting Tool or Folklore?
Types of Charts.
Trading Ranges and Support and Resistance.
Is Chart Analysis Still Valid?
Midtrend Entry and Pyramiding.
Choosing Stop–Loss Points.
Setting Objectives and Other Position Exit Criteria.
The Most Important Rule in Chart Analysis.
Real–World Chart Analysis.
Charting and Analysis Software.
Technical Trading Systems: Structure and Design.
Testing and Optimizing Trading Systems.
PRACTICAL TRADING GUIDELINES.
The Planned Trading Approach.
Eighty–Two Trading Rules and Market Observations.