Some knowledge of charting is useful for every investor. This fully revised and updated edition of Alistair Blair's Investor's Guide to Charting will bring you up to speed quickly, entertainingly and sometimes sceptically.
"Without question, some people have made astonishing amounts of money from studying share price charts and foretelling whether share prices would rise or fall. It is equally certain that further astonishing amounts of money have been lost in the same exercise." Alistair Blair Charting is a complex and sometimes derided world, but one that nonetheless commands an enormous following. Some basic knowledge of charting is essential for any keen investor, and this fully revised and updated edition of Alistair Blair's Guide to Charting is the independent, introductory overview of technical analysis for the private investor. Guide to Charting is packed with purpose-drawn charts and worked examples, and explains in detail how charting theories work. Written with the private investor's viewpoint in mind the book's coverage will give you all that you need to start practising technical analysis and, unlike other books on the subject, will also interest the more sophisticated, experienced practitioner by: Comparing technical analysis with fundamental analysis Examining the records of some of charting's most renowned exponents Applying technical analysis to recent FTSE company price charts Providing alternative interpretations of `live' charts Identifying both successful and failed recommendations by professional chartists