The Visual Investor: How to Spot Market Trends (+ CD-ROM)
John J. MurphyISBN: 0-47114-447-9; 9780471144472;
Visual analysis enables an investor to analyze a stock or industry group without complicated mathematical formulas and technical concepts. Instead, it tells you - simply and quickly - whether or not the fundamentals of a particular stock are bullish or bearish from the direction in which the price is moving. As Murphy points out, the key to visual analysis is being able to discern whether this stock price is going up or down, not why it is behaving the way it is: "Knowing the reasons behind a stock's movement are interesting… (but) all that really matters is a picture, a simple line on a chart." The Visual Investor brings the complexities of technical analysis into sharp focus, enabling you to make sense of these lines. Providing an in-depth overview, Murphy covers all the fundamentals, from chart types and market indicators to sector analysis and global investing. With actual examples and easy-to-read charts, you'll learn to: Spot...