Praise for Previous Editions of THE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS COURSE"If you are a neophyte in the markets or have a friend who is, this may be the book for you. It won't turn you into an overnight market wizard. You will, however, acquire an excellent grasp of market terminology and be a step ahead toward trading success and fortune."Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities"A simple introduction to this . . . widely followed art is given in the book The Technical Analysis Course."The Wall Street JournalThe Classic, Comprehensive Introduction to Technical Analysis, Updated for Todays Volatile MarketsTechnical analysis, long considered by many experts to be the single most reliable method of forecasting investment trends and timing significant market turns, is ideal for seizing opportunities in the stock, bond, futures, and options markets. Accurate and unemotional, its as close to a scientific approach as you can get.To help you effectively manage the flood of available market information and gain a significant edge over your competitors, The Technical Analysis Course, Fourth Edition, provides everything you need to know to successfully incorporate the power of technical analysis into your existing trading program. Youll learn how to:Use the classic tools of technical analysis to construct charts and assess up-to-the-minute trading realitiesIdentify profitable chart patterns, including reversals, consolidation formations, and gapsUtilize key analytical tools, including trend lines and channels, support and resistance, moving averages, relative strength analysis, and volume and open interestPurchase stocks, bonds, futures, and options when prices are near their bottoms and sell when prices are close to their highsWith this comprehensive guide, youll be able to apply technical analysis under real market conditions, recognize market trends, act accordingly, and dramatically increase your day-in, day-out profit potential.