A Beginner's Guide to Charting Financial Markets
A Practical Introduction to Technical Analysis for Investors
A Beginner's Guide to Charting Financial Markets : Michael Kahn : Vision Books : Book (ISBN: 8170948029)
Price: Rs. 295
ISBN13/10: 9788170948025 / 8170948029
Published in 2010
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This book will arm you with one simple, vital tool that
will enhance your investment success — the price chart.
its enormous, and growing, popularity, technical market analysis still often
gets a bad rap. Purveyors of this art have been called tea-leaf readers and many
similar names, but that has nothing to do with what technical analysis attempts
to do. If we strip away all the fancy indicators and obtuse jargon, what is left
are time-tested methods of finding worthwhile investment opportunities and
assessing their risk. There is no fortune telling here; only figuring out what
to do in the market, the only part of the markets that we can control.
book offers you the basics needed to look at a chart and get a feel for what the
market or individual stock is doing. It covers only the nuts and bolts of chart
analysis, briefly touching upon the next level concepts, while leaving the
whiz-bang advanced stuff well alone.
book will add a new dimension to your current methods of stock selection and
investment strategies, and help confirm or refute what you may already know. By
the end of the book, you may be drawn to further learning and eventually
discover that charts can, indeed, be the primary, if not sole, investment
"Simple, high-quality, book that will enhance your chances of trading profitably." Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, USA
"A nice, clear attempt to explain the art of technical analysis to novices . . . fulfils its stated purpose very well." Investors Chronicle, UK
". . . for beginning technical analysts or for fundamentalists looking to improve their results, this book will give you the basics from which you can build your technical skills." MoneyShow.com
Michael N. Kahn has served as chief technical
analyst for BridgeNews, a division of Bridge Information Systems.
Currently he writes the twice-weekly column "Getting Technical" for
Barron's Online. He also produces a daily technical market newsletter, Quick
Takes Pro, (www.QuickTakesPro.com).
He has been a regular guest
on the Nightly Business Report on PBS, has appeared on CNBC, was the editor of
the Market Technicians Association newsletter and has also written two other
books on technical analysis.
Prior to writing technical
commentary, Mr. Kahn was a senior product manager for Knight-Ridder Financial
before that company was merged into Bridge. He was responsible for the marketing
design of several of the firm's charting software platforms and launched
technical analysis coverage for Knight-Ridder Financial News. He was also a
co-editor of the Tradecenter Market Letter.
Prior to joining Bridge /
Knight-Ridder Financial in 1986, Mr. Kahn was a senior municipal bond specialist
with Merrill Lynch. He also worked in the Financial Planning Department at
Shearson Lehman American Express.
Mr. Kahn holds a
Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Economics from
and a Master of Business Administration from
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