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Best Technical Analysis Books

Sharpen your market insights with the best books on technical analysis, recommended and ranked by their frequency of mention in the leading financial and investment blogs. Each book is a step towards mastering the charts and patterns that drive trading strategies.

Recommendations from 27 articles, Steve Burns, Raoul Pal, Abhishek Kar and 5 others.
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Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques
Steve Nison - 2001-10-01 (first published in 1991)
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Discover the fascinating world of Japanese candlestick charting techniques! This book delves into the background and practical uses of these powerful charts, which have taken the trading world by storm. You'll learn all about this colorful and exciting method of analysis that top analysts and traders are raving about.
Recommended by
Abhishek Kar
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Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets
A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance)
John J. Murphy - 1999-01-04 (first published in 1986)
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"Learn the Concepts and Techniques to Analyzing Financial Markets in this Landmark Bestseller. Updated to include all financial markets, this book explores concepts such as candlestick charting, intermarket relationships, and the crucial role of technical analysis in investing. Whether you're interested in stocks, futures, or understanding indicators, this book provides a thorough and accessible overview of technical analysis. Essential reading for anyone wanting to track and analyze market behavior."
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Raoul PalAbhishek Kar
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Getting Started in Technical Analysis
Jack D. Schwager - 1999-02-04
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Learn the art and science of technical analysis to better analyze and predict prices of securities, as Jack Schwager demystifies the subject. Discover oscillators, price and time charts, and online charting applications in this comprehensive guide.
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Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns
Thomas N. Bulkowski - 2005-05-02 (first published in 2000)
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This comprehensive book delves into the diverse world of chart patterns, with new performance statistics for both bull and bear markets and 23 new patterns. You'll also discover a section devoted to ten event patterns, including how to trade significant events such as earnings announcements, retail sales, and stock upgrades and downgrades. Written by an experienced technical investor and trader, this must-have reference is filled with hard data and insights that will help you learn and succeed in the world of chart patterns.
Recommended by
Abhishek Kar
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How to Make Money in Stocks
A Winning System in Good Times and Bad, Fourth Edition
William O'Neil - 2002-05-23 (first published in 1988)
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Learn the secrets to building wealth through investing with this national bestseller. The powerful CAN SLIM(R) Investing System has influenced generations of investors and provides a 7-step process for minimizing risk and maximizing gains. With proven techniques and tips for finding winning stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs, this expanded edition also includes 100 new charts to help you spot today's most profitable trends. Avoid the 21 most common investor mistakes with strategies from this classic book.
Recommended by
Steve Burns
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Technical Analysis Explained, Fifth Edition
The Successful Investor's Guide to Spotting Investment Trends and Turning Points by Pring, Martin J. (2014) Paperback
Martin J. Pring - 2002-02-20 (first published in 1985)
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Learn how to use technical analysis to forecast future market trends and make profitable investment decisions with this bestselling resource, now in its fifth edition. Professional and individual investors alike have turned to this guide for over 30 years to understand, interpret, and predict significant market moves. This updated edition features new examples, tables, charts, and comments that reflect real-world trading situations. You'll also learn about unique technical indicators, ETF opportunities in international markets, and practical advice for avoiding false signals. With patience and discipline, this book will help you master the art of technical analysis and increase your chances of greater profits.
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Market Wizards
Interviews with Top Traders
Jack D. Schwager - 1993-02-27 (first published in 1989)
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Discover the secrets to success from the world's top traders in this captivating read. With interviews from Bruce Kovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, and more, author Jack D. Schwager distills their responses into a set of guiding principles for trading success. Learn the true stories of incredible trading coups, including the trader who turned $30,000 into $80 million and the T-bond futures trader who made $2 billion in a single day. Market Wizards is a must-read for anyone looking to become a trading star.
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Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes
Brian Shannon - 2008-01-01
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Get ahead in the world of trading with Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes. Discover how to enter established trends with low risk and high profit potential, and recognize and profit from the cyclical flow of capital through all markets. Learn how to estimate profit potential in a trade, place correct stops to preserve capital and maximize winnings, and control emotional decisions. Gain insights into why fundamental analysis matters and how to avoid brokerage firm tricks. With specific strategies for entering, managing and exiting trades, understanding short squeeze dynamics, and properly analyzing volume and moving averages, this book has everything you need to anticipate price movements and succeed in the trading world.
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Technical Analysis of Stock Trends
Robert D. Edwards - 2007-02-26 (first published in 1948)
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Discover proven long- and short-term stock trend analysis techniques in this bestselling book. Uncover technical theory such as The Dow Theory, reversal patterns, and consolidation formations. Learn about investment tactics like charting, balancing and diversifying the stock portfolio, and risk management. With updated patterns and charts, this book offers a comprehensive guide to making smart, profitable trading decisions.
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Technical Analysis for Dummies
Rockefeller - 2004-03-05
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Explore unique formulas, key indicators, and practical examples in "Technical Analysis For Dummies, 3rd Edition." This updated guide is essential for navigating today's financial atmosphere, and offers hands-on applications for real-world situations. Don't miss out on the latest insights and strategies for successful technical analysis.
The Art and Science of Technical Analysis by Adam Grimes
Technical Analysis from A to Z by Steven Achelis
By Martin J. Pring - Technical Analysis Explained by Martin J. Pring
Elliott Wave Principle by Robert R Prechter
A Complete Guide To Volume Price Analysis by Anna Coulling
Trading in the Zone by Mark Douglas
Mastering Hurst Cycle Analysis by Christopher Grafton
Technical Analysis by Charles Kirkpatrick II, Julie Dahlquist
Technical Analysis from A to Z, 2nd Edition by Steven B. Achelis
The Encyclopedia of Technical Market Indicators by Robert W. Colby
Forex Trading by Jim Brown
Currency Trading for Dummies by Brian Dolan, Kathleen Brooks
The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure by Jeremy du Plessis
Quantitative Trading Systems by Howard B Bandy
RN Elliott's Masterworks by Ralph Elliott
Ichimoku Charts by Elliott Nicole
Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market by Kathy Lien
21st Century Point and Figure by Jeremy du Plessis
Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional by Constance Brown
Cloud Charts by Mr David Linton
Forecasting Financial Markets by Tony Plummer
Breakthroughs in Technical Analysis by David Keller