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Beyond Candlesticks : New Japanese Charting Techniques Revealed

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From the "Father of Candlesticks"--penetrating new Japanese techniques for forecasting and tracking market prices and improving market timing Steve Nison has done it again. The man who revolutionized technical analysis by introducing Japanese candlestick charting techniques to Western traders is back--this time with a quartet of powerful Japanese techniques never before published or used in the West. Stunningly effective on their own, these new techniques pack an even greater wallop when teamed up with traditional trading, investing, or hedging strategies, and Steve Nison shows you how to do it. Beyond Candlesticks provides step-by-step instructions, detailed charts and graphs, and clear-cut guidance on tracking and analyzing results--everything you need to pick up these sharp new tools and take your place at the cutting edge of technical analysis. Critical praise for Steve Nison's first book . ". destined to become the classic reference on the subject." --Charles Lebeau and David Lucas Technical Trader's Bulletin "I believe Steve Nison's new candlestick book is destined to become one of the truly great books for this time period.
Whether you trade futures, commodities, or equities, day trade or hold positions overnight, this book is a must." --Lee Siegfried Investor's Library, Data Broadcasting Corp. "It is hard to be too effusive about the quality of NiSon's work . this is clearly one of the best investment books ever written in terms of covering a subject with pedagogical ability and writing skill. The organization is impeccable . reading it was a pleasure." --Commodity Traders Consumer Report
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Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 224 x 288 x 22mm | 1,030g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 047100720X
  • 9780471007203
  • 244,927

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Beyond Candlesticks New and powerful Japanese charting secrets revealed for today's traders and investors In 1990, Steve Nison introduced traders in the West to a powerful analytical tool that had long given Japanese Investors a competitive edge. Now, with this groundbreaking new book, the "Father of Candlesticks" further revolutionizes technical analysis with an entire collection of stunningly effective Japanese techniques. In Beyond Candlesticks, Steve Nison unveils the mysteries of four more of Japan's most closely guarded financial secrets--Kagi, Renko, Three-Line Break charts, and the disparity index--incredibly versatile techniques for forecasting and tracking market prices and buying and selling periods. Completely self-contained and requiring no prior experience with Japanese charting techniques, Beyond Candlesticks: Introduces Kagl, Renko, and Three-Line Break charts--powerful non-time series charting techniques never before seen In the West Explores the exotic twists and turns of the disparity index--a Japanese secret more exact and timely than its Western cousin, moving averages Takes you step-by-step through each charting technique with the help of nearly 200 illustrations, dozens of detailed real-world examples, and clear-cut guidelines on how to use them In your day-to-day trading and Investing Demonstrates how these techniques can be used on equities, futures, fixed-in-come, foreign exchange, and overseas markets Explains how they can be merged with candlesticks and traditional Western techniques to create powerful new hybrids But that's not all. In addition to Instructing readers in these exciting new charting techniques, Nison also takes us deeper inside the mysteries of candlesticks than ever before. Expanding his coverage beyond the futures markets that were the focus of his 1991 classic, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, Nison describes candlestick patterns that can be applied to stocks, bonds, and foreign exchange. He also demonstrates new ways in which candlesticks alone or in conjunction with traditional Western techniques, can be adapted to virtually any trading, investing, or hedging strategy. Affording Western readers an unprecedented opportunity to acquaint themselves with these powerful, centuries-old techniques, Beyond Candlesticks is a resource that no trader, broker, analyst, or Investor can afford to be without.
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BEYOND CANDLESTICKS

New and powerful Japanese charting secrets revealed for today's traders and investors

In 1990, Steve Nison introduced traders in the West to a powerful analytical tool that had long given Japanese Investors a competitive edge. Now, with this groundbreaking new book, the "Father of Candlesticks" further revolutionizes technical analysis with an entire collection of stunningly effective Japanese techniques.

In Beyond Candlesticks, Steve Nison unveils the mysteries of four more of Japan's most closely guarded financial secrets--Kagi, Renko, Three-Line Break charts, and the disparity index--incredibly versatile techniques for forecasting and tracking market prices and buying and selling periods.

Completely self-contained and requiring no prior experience with Japanese charting techniques, Beyond Candlesticks: Introduces Kagl, Renko, and Three-Line Break charts--powerful non-time series charting techniques never before seen In the West Explores the exotic twists and turns of the disparity index--a Japanese secret more exact and timely than its Western cousin, moving averages Takes you step-by-step through each charting technique with the help of nearly 200 illustrations, dozens of detailed real-world examples, and clear-cut guidelines on how to use them In your day-to-day trading and Investing Demonstrates how these techniques can be used on equities, futures, fixed-in-come, foreign exchange, and overseas markets Explains how they can be merged with candlesticks and traditional Western techniques to create powerful new hybrids

But that's not all. In addition to Instructing readers in these exciting new charting techniques, Nison also takes us deeper inside the mysteries of candlesticks than ever before. Expanding his coverage beyond the futures markets that were the focus of his 1991 classic, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, Nison describes candlestick patterns that can be applied to stocks, bonds, and foreign exchange. He also demonstrates new ways in which candlesticks alone or in conjunction with traditional Western techniques, can be adapted to virtually any trading, investing, or hedging strategy.

Affording Western readers an unprecedented opportunity to acquaint themselves with these powerful, centuries-old techniques, Beyond Candlesticks is a resource that no trader, broker, analyst, or Investor can afford to be without.
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Table of contents

CANDLES. The Basics. The Patterns. Candles and the Overall Technical Picture. THE DISPARITY INDEX AND NEW PRICE CHARTS. How the Japanese Use Moving Averages. Three-Line Break Charts. Renko Charts. Kagi Charts. Practice Session for the Kagi Chart. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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About Steve Nison

About the author STEVE NISON, CMT, is founder and President of Nison Research International Inc., which provides customized educational and technical advisory services. Mr. Nison, the first to reveal candle charts to the Western world, is the acknowledged authority on Japanese charting techniques as applied to Western markets. His book, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, continues to be an international bestseller. Mr. Nison's work has been highlighted in financial media around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Worth Magazine, Euroweek, and Institutional Investor. He is an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance and has been a guest lecturer at four universities. As a sought-after speaker, he has presented his trading strategies in seventeen countries to thousands of traders and analysts including, by request, the World Bank and the Federal Reserve. Mr. Nison holds an MBA in Finance and Investments and was among the first to receive the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technicians Association (MTA). Formerly, he was a Senior Vice President at Daiwa Securities and Senior Technical Analyst at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Nison lives with his family in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Mr. Nison's Web site is www.candlecharts.com. The e-mail address is info@candlecharts.com.
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