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Technical Analysis

ISBN-10: 0471020516

ISBN-13: 9780471020516

Edition: 1995

Authors: Jack D. Schwager

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The definitive guide to technical analysis . . . written from a trader2s perspective With the keen insight and perspective that have made him a market legend, Jack D. Schwager explores, explains, and examines the application of technical analysis in futures trading. In the most in-depth, comprehensive book available, the bestselling investment writer demonstrates why he is one of today2s foremost authorities. Here is the one volume no trader should be without. "Jack Schwager has accomplished the rarest of feats in this book. He has presented material in a way that both the professional and layman can profit from. It is a must read for traders on all levels." - Stanley Druckenmillern Managing Director, Soros Fund Management "Jack Schwager2s Technical Analysis is exactly what one should expect from this expert on futures. The book is comprehensive, thoroughly insightful, and highly educational. I recommend it to the beginner as well as the expert." - Leo Melamed Chairman, Sakura Dellsher, Inc. "Jack Schwager possesses a remarkable ability to extract the important elements of complex, market-timing approaches, and distill that into something intelligible and useful. Not only is he able to present these ideas cleverly in an easily understood format, but he also demonstrates their application to the markets with clarity and precision." - Thomas R. DeMark Author, The New Science of Technical Analysis "Jack Schwager2s book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, was one of the best books I have read on futures trading. We give a copy of it to all our new analysts. Jack2s latest work, Technical Analysis, looks like a gold mine of information, adding significantly to the existing investment literature." - Monroe Trout President, Trout Trading Management Co. Jack Schwager is one of the most important and visible figures in the futures industry today. His Market Wizards and The New Market Wizards are two of the bestselling finance titles of all time. Now, in the latest volume in the Schwager on Futures series, Technical Analysis, Schwager has created the most comprehensive guide ever for using technical analysis for futures trading. What makes Technical Analysis unique, besides its in-depth coverage, is that it is written from a trader2s perspective. Schwager doesn2t merely cover the subject, he explores what works and doesn2t work in the real world of trading. Contains a comprehensive guide to chart analysis written with a particular focus on trading applications Includes a separate 200+ page section illustrating the use of chart analysis in the real world Details and illustrates several original trading systems Includes a self-contained primer on cyclical analysis Describes popular oscillators, the pitfalls in their common use, and guidelines to their successful application in trading Explains the concept and use of "continuous futures" and compares 10-year continuous futures charts with conventional nearest futures charts for all major U.S. futures markets Contains a section on trading strategy and philosophy, including over 100 trading tips Hundreds of charts, tables, and examples illustrate key points throughout, while the text is written in the informative, insightful, and nontechnical style that has made Jack Schwager one of the most highly regarded and bestselling investment authors ever. This invaluable book by one of the world2s foremost authorities is destined to become the premier industry guide on technical analysis for many years to come.
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 7.38" wide x 10.12" long x 1.74" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Chart Analysis
Charts: Forecasting Tool or Folklore?
Trading Ranges
Chart Patterns
Is Chart Analysis Still Valid?
Setting Objectives and Other Position Exit Criteria
Linking Contracts for Long-Term Chart Analysis: Nearest Versus Continuous Futures
Real-World Chart Analysis
Real-World Chart Analysis
Oscillators And Cycles
Cycle Analysis of the Futures Markets (R. Mogey & J. Schwager)
Trading Systems and Performance Measurement
Examples of Original Trading Systems
Testing and Optimizing Trading Systems
Practical Trading Guidelines
Eighty-Two Trading Rules and Market Observations