Understanding Charting and Where Candlesticks Fit In
In This Chapter
Taking a look at options for charting and why candlesticks are superior
Making sense of candlestick construction
Exploring the wide variety of candlestick patterns
Using technical analysis alongside your candlestick charts
Understanding a few trading and investing basics
The advent of the Internet has leveled the playing field for securities traders. Access to markets once meant placing orders through a broker, and now it’s little more than a couple of mouse clicks away. Commission rates are dramatically lower, and access to market information is now in many cases free. Getting into securities trading is now easier than it ever has been, and the result is a whole generation of investors and traders that handle their finances without professional help. Technology allows these people to enjoy many new types of market information, and one of the best tools available is candlestick charting.
Candlestick charting ...