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Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis



Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

Tina Logan

ISBN: 978-1-118-72700-3 January 2014 304 Pages


An accessible guide to identifying and profiting from financial market trends

Profiting from long-term trends is the most common path to success for traders. The challenge is recognizing the emergence of a trend and determining where to enter and exit the market. No body is more familiar with this situation than author Tina Logan. Now, in Profiting from Market Trends, she shares here extensive insights in this area with you.

Divided into four comprehensive parts?trend development, change in trend direction, reading the market, and profiting from technical analysis?this reliable resource skillfully describes how to identify the emergence of a new trend; quantify the strength of the trend; identify signals that confirm the trend or warn that the trend may be ending; and place trades to profit from trends. Written in an easy to understand and engaging style, Profiting from Market Trends effectively addresses how to apply the information provided to make money in today's dynamic markets.

  • Examines essential tools for making the most of trend analysis
  • Offers insights on how to execute the techniques discussed in real-world situations
  • Written by a well-respected trader and trainer of traders

Understanding and identifying trends is one of the most important factors in successful trading. This book will show you how to achieve this elusive goal.

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Part I Trend Development 1

Chapter 1 Introduction to Trend Analysis 3

Chapter 2 Trend Direction 9

Chapter 3 Trend Duration 27

Chapter 4 Trend Interruptions 59

Chapter 5 Early Trend Reversal Warnings 93

Chapter 6 Later Trend Reversal Warnings 119

Part II Putting Trend Analysis to Work 143

Chapter 7 The Broad Market 145

Chapter 8 Bull Markets 163

Chapter 9 Bear Markets 183

Chapter 10 Monitoring the Market Trends 195

Chapter 11 Current Bull Market–Case Study 229

Chapter 12 Conclusion 271

Bibliography 275

About the Author 277

Index 279