An accessible guide to identifying and profiting from financial market trends Profiting from long-term trends is the most common path to success for traders. The challenge is recognizing the emergence of a trend and determining where to enter and exit the market. No body is more familiar with this situation than author Tina Logan. Now, in Profiting from Market Trends, she shares here extensive insights in this area with you. Divided into four comprehensive parts?trend development, change in trend direction, reading the market, and profiting from technical analysis?this reliable resource skillfully describes how to identify the emergence of a new trend; quantify the strength of the trend; identify signals that confirm the trend or warn that the trend may be ending; and place trades to profit from trends. Written in an easy to understand and engaging style, Profiting from Market Trends effectively addresses how to apply the information provided to make money in today's dynamic markets.
* Examines essential tools for making the most of trend analysis * Offers insights on how to execute the techniques discussed in real-world situations * Written by a well-respected trader and trainer of traders Understanding and identifying trends is one of the most important factors in successful trading. This book will show you how to achieve this elusive goal.
TINA LOGAN is the President of Tina Logan, Inc. and author of Getting Started in Candlestick Charting (Wiley). She has over twenty-two years of combined experience as a trainer in corporate settings and as a coach for traders. For several years, Logan has provided stock market training through private tutoring, books, e-books, and Internet sessions. She has written articles for tradingmarkets.com, and been interviewed about trading by Bloomberg Radio and the Biz Radio Network. Logan has hosted webinars in association with Worden TC2000 and a number of trading groups. She operates the website www.tinalogan.com, which is a vehicle for trader education, providing home study courses and private tutoring.
Preface vii Acknowledgments xiii Part I Trend Development 1 Chapter 1 Introduction to Trend Analysis 3 Chapter 2 Trend Direction 9 Chapter 3 Trend Duration 27 Chapter 4 Trend Interruptions 59 Chapter 5 Early Trend Reversal Warnings 93 Chapter 6 Later Trend Reversal Warnings 119 Part II Putting Trend Analysis to Work 143 Chapter 7 The Broad Market 145 Chapter 8 Bull Markets 163 Chapter 9 Bear Markets 183 Chapter 10 Monitoring the Market Trends 195 Chapter 11 Current Bull Market Case Study 229 Chapter 12 Conclusion 271 Bibliography 275 About the Author 277 Index 279