Visual Guide to Chart Patterns (Bloomberg Financial)

Visual Guide to Chart Patterns (Bloomberg Financial)

By: Thomas N. Bulkowski (author)Paperback

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The step-by-step visual guide to spotting potential price movements and improving returns Bloomberg Visual Guide to Chart Patterns is a concise and accessible visual guide to identifying, understanding, and using chart patterns to predict the direction and extent of price moves. Packed with visual learning enhancements and exercises, this innovative book helps savvy investors and professionals alike master the essential skills of chart pattern recognition. Follow along as chart pattern expert Thomas Bulkowski teaches you to recognize important peaks and valleys that form patterns footprints of the smart money. Nearly 200 color charts assist in providing a step-by-step approach to finding those footprints, interpreting them, and following them. Popular patterns such as head-and-shoulders, double tops and bottoms, triangles, gaps, flags, and pennants are just a few of the many patterns explored throughout the book. For the sophisticated trader or investor, the book also provides statistical research to support the claims of pattern behavior, trading signals, and setups, in an easy to understand way. Discusses chart pattern identification guidelines, psychology, variations, failures, and buy and sell signalsCovers the most popular and common chart patterns as well as lesser-known ones like throwbacks, pullbacks, and busted patternsIncorporates quizzes, step-by-step exercises, enhanced graphics and video tutorials to immerse the reader in the world of chart patterns Designed for use by investors and traders, from beginners to experts looking for a practical, easy-to-use guide, comprehensive reference, Bloomberg Visual Guide to Chart Patterns provides a sophisticated introduction to the world of chart patterns.

About Author

THOMAS N. BULKOWSKI is the author of Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Second Edition, Getting Started in Chart Patterns, Encyclopedia of Candlestick Charts, and Trading Classic Chart Patterns. He is a frequent contributor to Active Trader and Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazines. Before earning enough from his investments to "retire" from his day job at age thirty-six, he was a hardware design engineer at Raytheon and a senior software engineer for Tandy Corporation. His website address is, which offers free access to hundreds of articles, research, and blog posts written by Bulkowski.


How to Use This Book vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction xi Part I: The Basics 1 Chapter 1: Pattern Recognition Made Easy 3 Chapter 2: Minor Highs and Lows 13 Chapter 3: Trendlines 19 Chapter 4: Support and Resistance 29 Chapter 5: Gaps 39 Chapter 6: Throwbacks and Pullbacks 47 Part II: Pattern Identification 53 Chapter 7: Rectangles 55 Chapter 8: Ascending Triangles 69 Chapter 9: Descending Triangles 81 Chapter 10: Symmetrical Triangles 93 Chapter 11: Flags and Pennants 105 Chapter 12: Double Bottoms 115 Chapter 13: Triple Bottoms 127 Chapter 14: Double Tops 139 Chapter 15: Triple Tops 151 Chapter 16: Head-and-Shoulders Bottoms 163 Chapter 17: Head-and-Shoulders Tops 175 Part III: Basic Buy Setups 187 Chapter 18: Basic Buy Setups 189 Chapter 19: Failures 205 Chapter 20: The Throwback Buy Setup 215 Chapter 21: Measuring Flags and Pennants 225 Chapter 22: Busted Pattern Buy Setups 229 Chapter 23: Trading Setups and Tips 243 Part IV: Basic Sell Signals 251 Chapter 24: Chart Pattern Sell Signals 253 Chapter 25: Busted Pattern Sell Signals 271 Chapter 26: Triangle Apex Sell Signal 289 Chapter 27: Trendline Sell Signals 293 Chapter 28: Swing Rule 299 Chapter 29: A Tale of Two Trades 303 Bloomberg Functionality Cheat Sheet 309 Visual Appendix of Chart Patterns 311 Bibliography 317 About the Author 319 Index 321

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118301449
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781118301449
  • weight: 750
  • ISBN10: 1118301447

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