Foreword by Toni Turner. About the Author. Introduction. CHAPTER ONE: THE ESSENTIALS. Section One. Candlestick Overview. Section Two. Candlestick Construction. Section Three. Basic Market Strategies. CHAPTER TWO. SINGLE CANDLE LINES. Section One. Spinning Tops and High Wave Candles. Section Two. The Dangerous Doji. Section Three. Long Real Bodies, the Consummate Storytellers. CHAPTER THREE. THE POWER OF CANDLE PATTERNS. Section One. Close Cousins: Piercing, Dark Cloud Cover, Engulfing, and Counterattacks. Section Two. The Harami and Harami Cross, Morning and Evening Stars. Section Three. Picturesque Storytellers: Tweezers, Crows, and Soldiers. Section Four. Disjointed Candles: Rising and Falling Windows. CHAPTER FOUR: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF MARKET OPPORTUNITIES. Section One. Candle Chart Applications. Section Two. Trading Guidelines. CHAPTER FIVE: PROGRESSIVE CHARTING. CHAPTER SIX: BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER: REAL-WORLD CHARTS. Conclusion. Visual Glossary of Candlestick Terms Used in This Book.
STEVE NISON, CMT, was the very first to reveal the startling power of candlestick charts to the Western Hemisphere. He is acknowledged as the leading authority on the subject. Steve is the author of the "bibles" of candle charting analysis, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques and Beyond Candlesticks. His work has been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Worth magazine, Institutional Investor, and other publications around the world. Mr. Nison has appeared numerous times on CNBC, and his segment on FNN (the precursor to CNBC) brought in the most viewers that network ever had. He has taught thousands of traders and investors around the world. Mr. Nison holds an MBA in finance and investments and was a senior technical analyst at Merrill Lynch and a senior vice president at Daiwa Securities. He was among the first to receive the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technicians Association (MTA). Mr. Nison is founder and President of CANDLECHARTS.COM which provides educational products and advisory services.