The Encyclopedia Of Technical Market Indicators


  • Pages: 832
  • Format: PDF
  • Published Date: 2003


The Encyclopedia of Technical Market Indicators provides an alphabetical and up-to-date listing of hundreds of today’s most important indicators. It defines what each indicator is, explains the philosophy behind the indicator, and­­ of the greatest importance­­ provides easy-to-understand guidelines for using it in day-to-day trading.

Author’s Introduction:

The world’s top traders and investors use Technical Market Indicators. This small minority of smart-money investors substantially outperforms the market, growing wealthy from their investments. The evidence in this book strongly suggests that the most probable way to join this successful minority is to adopt a strictly realistic investment approach based on objective performance measurement applied to actual past market behavior.

This book offers an accumulated treasury of more than one hundred of the best Technical Market Indicators. These indicators were developed over decades of close daily observation of market price behavior by intensely involved market participants. Technical Market Indicators are designed to make the highly complex investment decision-making process relatively simple and effective.

We tested all available historical data to show you precisely how to establish specific indicator parameters, clear rules for buying and selling securities, with the objective of maximizing profit while minimizing risk of loss.

You will be able to judge for yourself the most suitable indicators to apply to your own investment decision making, consistent with your objectives, whether they involve short-term trading, long-term investing, aggressive speculation, or conservation of capital. You will gain a realistic understanding of the actual forecasting value, the strengths, and the weaknesses of a wide range of possible indicator formulas.

This book will save the intelligent user years of time and effort attempting to rediscover the best approaches to trading and investing. The wheel has been invented; you don’t have to reinvent it. Many ideas in this book will inspire independent hypothesis testing by the imaginative market student, as established concepts may be dissected and recombined in a wide variety of new ways.

With relatively inexpensive computers, software, and data, any intelligent investor can now access affordable tools to conduct original research. This book provides a rich source of tested ideas for adapting a trading system that is right for you.


  • Introducing Technical Market Indicators
  • Walk-Forward Simulation of Technical Market Indicators Offers the Potential for Consistent Profits Through Time
  • Finding a Technical Market Indicator That Is Right for You
  • What Others Say about Technical Market Indicators, Models, and Trading Systems
  • Technical Market Indicators