Chapter 5. An Overview of Markets

Chapter Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be familiar with

The market characteristics required for investors to use technical analysis

The types of markets in which technical analysis can be used

The differences between informed, uninformed, and liquidity market players

The differences between price-weighted, market capitalization weighted, and equally weighted averages

Technical analysis is widely used in freely traded markets. In the United States and most major industrial countries, technical analysis is used in the currency, equity, fixed income, and commodity markets. Professional traders and investors, as well as individuals who are investing their own funds, use the techniques ...

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