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Charting Secrets: Trade Like a Machine and Finally Beat the Markets Using These Bulletproof Strategies, 2nd Edition by Louise Bedford

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11: The short and the long of it

Markets have a habit of reversing trend and fouling up your plans of attaining a neat and easy profit. To last in this game, you need to make money when the market is going down as well as up. Keep reading as all will be revealed . . .

Professionals make money regardless of the market direction. This chapter will discuss strategies to help you apply your knowledge of share price direction. It will also help you to benefit from strategies involving leverage.

How to make money out of a downtrend

Most people know how to make money in a bull market, but few know how to profit from a bear market. Let’s have a look at four methods you can use to profit from a downtrending market.

1 Act on your stops

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