Full Title: The Encyclopedia Of Technical Market Indicators
Author: Robert Colby (Twitter @robertwcolby)
Publisher/Date: McGraw-Hill (2002)
List Cost/Pages: $75 Hardcover / 832 pages
Technical analysis has become an incredibly popular investors’ tool for gauging market strength and forecasting short-term direction for both markets and individual stocks. But as markets have changed dramatically, so too have technical indicators and elements. The Encyclopedia of Technical Market Indicators provides an alphabetical and up-to-date listing of hundreds of today’s most important indicators. It defines what each indicator is, explains the philosophy behind the indicator, and of the greatest importance provides easy-to-understand guidelines for using it in day-to-day trading.
Broad in both scope and appeal, this one-of-a-kind reference painstakingly updates information from the previous edition plus defines and discusses nearly 100 new indicators.The same technical market indicators used by top-performing traders and investors are available now. This book offers the necessary knowledge on how to formulate and test technical market indicators in an orderly, step-by-step fashion. Specific technical market indicator parameters shown in this book would have maximized reward/risk performance over actual market history.
Technical market indicators offer:
- Logical, practical, efficient, effective, systematic, and precisely quantified frameworks for organizing information about actual observed market behavior, providing a firm foundation for making speculative decisions, grounded on historical precedent
- Flexibility and adaptability to any time frame and any trading instrument
- Clear-cut, precise, and objective signals that allow us to confidently execute trades while eliminating uncertainty, guesswork, confusion, anxiety, and stress, and freeing us from forecasts, opinion, bias, ego, hope, greed, and fear
- A sensible and orderly procedure for selecting specific decision rules that would have maximized reward/risk performance over actual past market behavior
- Simple, intuitive, easy-to-understand, and precisely defined formulas based on a manageable number of variables, enabling us to execute decisions with the timely and disciplined consistency that is vital for success in the financial markets
- Accessibility, based on readily available technology and data
- Conservation of capital and precisely defined methods for risk control
- Risk reduction means greater consistency of profitable returns
This book shows you how to find a trading system that is right for you and how to apply it for best results, increased profit, decreased risk, and the self-confidence of gaining control over your investment decision making.
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