Basic Candlestick Chart Investing by Michael C. Thomsett

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Trading with Candlesticks: Visual Tools for Improved Technical Analysis and Timing (013138094X) by Michael C. Thomsett. Available in print and digital formats.


The simple introduction to candlestick charting: what candlesticks are, what they tell you (and don’t tell you), and how to use them to invest more successfully.


Candlestick charting combines all the needed features of daily stock movement: opening and closing, breadth of the day’s trading, upward or downward price movement, and high/low prices reached during the day. This is achieved through a combination of shape and color. Candlesticks are easy to understand and are actually quite simple in what they reveal….


About Michael C. Thomsett

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Michael C. Thomsett has authored more than 70 financial books, including The Options Trading Body of Knowledge; Options Trading for the Conservative Investor, Second Edition; "Put" Option Strategies for Smarter Trading; Winning with Options; The LEAPS Strategist; and the best-selling Getting Started in Options, now in its 8th edition with 250,000+ copies sold. His book The Investment and Securities Dictionary was named by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1988. Before starting his professional writing career in 1978, Thomsett was an accountant. He has actively traded options since the mid-1970s.
Published August 13, 2010 by FT Press. 28 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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