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Point and Figure Charting: The Essential Application for Forecasting and Tracking Market Prices, 2nd Edition
By: Dorsey, Thomas J.

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Item #: 12204
Pages: 304
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471412929
Type: Book - Hard Cover
Publish Date : 7/10/2001
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Synopsis:
Everyone loves Dorsey and his technical analysis classic. Now, a brand new 2nd edition is out - updated to show new and experienced investors alike how to bring charting into the Internet age. You’ll discover cutting-edge new techniques to help you create, maintain and interpret your own Point & Figure charts. Use your findings to track and forecast market prices and develop an overall investment strategy. This will help you develop confidence in the market and take decisive action at the appropriate time, rather than reacting after the fact. Dorsey highlights new developments in the field and incorporates the latest software products that help track any market using P&F methods. A must have guide -- even if you already own the first edition.

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Table of Contents:
Introduction.

Point and Figure Fundamentals.

Chart Patterns: Recording the Battle Between Supply and Demand.

The Importance of Relative Strength.

The New York Stock Exchange and OTC Bullish Percent Concept: The Most Important Market Indicators.

Other Market Indicators.

Sector Analysis.

Managing Risk in a Portfolio with Options and Exchange Traded Funds.

Putting It All Together.

Index.

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Review:
Book Review by Jaye Abbate, Traders' Library

"All too often Wall Street has overemphasized 'What to Buy.' Now, using Tom Dorsey's charting techniques, the investor will have confidence in knowing 'When to Buy and Sell.'" - Stephen T. Mitchell, Alex Brown & Sons, Inc.

Everyone loves Tom Dorsey and his technical analysis classic. Now, his brand new release is updated to show new and experienced investors alike how to bring charting into the internet age. It's packed with powerful, proven trading techniques and strategies that traders and investors of every stripe will benefit from. And, for anyone using technical analysis as part of their trading arsenal - it's a must. Even if you're not a point and figure enthusiast - Dorsey covers so many critical concepts in such clear, straightforward language, that it's truly a new trading treasure for our times.

"Being in the right stock market sector at the right time - and getting OUT at the RIGHT time - is only one of many things you'll learn from Tom Dorsey's great book," says respected analyst Michael Burke, of Investor's Intelligence. Charting is the key to being able to accurately pinpoint market turns, shifts and big opportunities. And Point & Figure charting is a simple, accurate and time-tested method of tracking fluctuations in supply and demand which dictate stock prices - and helps recognize promising trends early enough to take advantage of them. Step-by-step, Dorsey shows how to create, maintain, and interpret your own point and figure charts. With the help of this book, you will find yourself tracking not only individual stocks, but market segments, commodities, mutual funds, and more. You will also learn to use important market indicators, relative strength calculations, apply sector rotation, and more profitably trade options, commodities, and other financial instruments.

Dorsey also highlights new developments in the field and incorporates the use of recently developed software to track any market using his proven methods. Written to work for both new and experienced chartists alike, you'll discover cutting-edge, winning ways to …

- Track and forecast market prices and develop an overall investment strategy
- Develop confidence in the market and take decisive action at the appropriate time, rather than reacting after the fact, when the "crowd" has already caught wind and the prime striking time has diminished.

Few other trading books can take you so far, so fast - moving beyond theory into actual trading techniques you can apply in specific markets to become a successful, self-reliant investor capable of producing returns that you've only dreamed of. Dorsey is respected as a master of the game - renowned for making the complex appear comprehensible - and for the trading tips and recommendations legions of subscribers to his service follow daily. Now, all this hands-on knowledge is found in his latest bestseller - ready for you to access and apply.

Coming out a winner in today's fast-paced, fast-changing trading environment requires all the technical trading tools you can harness - and Dorsey delivers what you need to prosper in all market climates. See why Michael Burke, and other investment pros say that "Point & Figure Charting" should be on the desk of everyone interested in the stock market, especially professionals" and active investors.

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