In this article we’re going to have a look at continuation patterns. These are in contrast to the reversal patterns we’ve already treated in a previous blog post here. My main source is the comprehensive Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets by John J. Murphy (purchase here in association with FuturesTechs).
As the name suggests, continuation patterns imply that the …
Weekly Roundup, 19th to 23rd October.
Last week was a fairly mixed affair, particularly in Equity markets. The FTSE’s range for the week was 5166- 5299, and Friday saw the top end of this retested just before the US Markets opened, which triggered some afternoon selling. Quite often Friday afternoon sees traders tidying up …
Every week we send out a weekly round up e-mail to our database, and we figured it would probably be useful to post it here as well, so here goes!
FuturesTechs Weekly Round up – 19th October.
Here is your latest roundup of price movements on the major asset classes in the Investment arena. As regular readers will …
With this article I will introduce Point and Figure charts: how to understand them, and how to recognise some simple patterns. My main source will be Jeremy du Plessis’ The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure, which you might be interested to purchase from the Global Investor Bookshop (in association with FuturesTechs).
Point and Figure is a very old method …
I thought it would be a bit of fun to ask our Professional client base for their favourite market-related catchphrases, and to do a Blog thereon.
There were two things that I didn’t realise when I embarked upon this idea. Firstly that there are so many that are rude, and therefore may be tough to incorporate into …
One of the premises of tecnical analysis is that price patterns tend to repeat themselves. But what are these patterns? Today, we’re going to lookat reversal patterns, i.e. where a change of trend is indicated.
Perhaps the most famous of these is the Head and Shoulders pattern.
Here is the Dow weekly candlestick chart, showing how this topped out …