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  • Chart patterns repeat. They repeat and repeat year in and year out. The charts of the stock market today and those of 100 years ago are exactly the same. I am talking about the patterns that repeat. The reason is brutally simple. Man has not changed. His reasons for buying and selling are two basic emotions – fear and greed. The chart shows them clearly. It is up to the trader, oops investor, to learn them.

    Why Stock Market Charts Work

    Chart patterns repeat. They repeat and repeat year in and year out. The charts of the stock market today and those of 100 years ago are exactly the same. I am talking about the patterns that repeat. The reason is brutally simple. Man has not changed. His reasons for buying and selling are two basic emotions – fear and greed. The chart shows them clearly. It is up to the trader, oops investor, to learn them.

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  • Many people have a difficult time understanding the point of technical analysis. How can a bunch of math and seemingly arbitrary lines on a chart displaying prices over time help one pick points which represent opportunities to buy low and sell high (or buy high and sell higher)?

    An Introduction to Technical Analysis: Keep It Simple

    Many people have a difficult time understanding the point of technical analysis. How can a bunch of math and seemingly arbitrary lines on a chart displaying prices over time help one pick points which represent opportunities to buy low and sell high (or buy high and sell higher)?

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