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Trading with Charts for Absolute Return

Book Description

How to use chart patterns to consistently achieve absolute returns

Robert Fischer, a pioneer in developing trading strategies for Fibonacci price and time analysis, has now developed charting analysis that achieve absolute returns in bull, bear, and trendless markets. In Trading with Charts for Absolute Returns, Fischer provides traders with a shortcut from the intensive programming and data analysis work, explaining which patterns work, the best markets to trade using the strategies, and advanced trading signals.

  • Uncovers the key chart patterns that work best in combination to provide real returns year-after-year and in all markets
  • Provides an augmented futures strategy for bear markets

This ebook does not include access to the companion materials.

While relative returns provide a means of judging performance on a comparative basis, as the saying goes, "you can't eat relative returns." Absolute returns is the only thing that matters, and Trading with Charts for Absolute Returns shows how to routinely achieve just that.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Series
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Introduction
    1. A NOTE ABOUT PERFORMANCE RESULTS
  7. CHAPTER 1: Absolute Return in a Competitive Market Environment
    1. PLAYERS IN COMMODITY AND STOCK MARKETS
    2. THE ROLE OF RISK IN COMMODITY AND STOCK MARKETS
    3. DIVERSIFICATION MATTERS
  8. CHAPTER 2: Absolute Return and Methods of Price Analysis
    1. NOTHING IS BETTER THAN CORRECT TIMING
    2. BUY-AND-HOLD STRATEGIES
    3. BENCHMARKING AS AN INVESTMENT STRATEGY
    4. FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS
    5. TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
  9. CHAPTER 3: Absolute Return and Chart Pattern Recognition
    1. FIBONACCI RATIOS AND CLUSTERS
    2. FIBONACCI AND THE ELLIOTT WAVE PRINCIPLE
    3. CANDLESTICK CHART PATTERNS
    4. 3-POINT CHART PATTERNS
  10. CHAPTER 4: Absolute Return Results by Trading with Trend Channels and Trend Lines
    1. BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR TRADING ON CHART PATTERN RECOGNITION
    2. ASCENDING AND DESCENDING TREND LINES
    3. TREND CHANNELS
    4. AN INTEGRATED TRADING CONCEPT BASED ON TREND LINES AND TREND CHANNELS
    5. ADVANCED CHARTING TECHNIQUES
    6. SUMMARY
  11. CHAPTER 5: Absolute Return Results by Trading with the PHI-Ellipse
    1. THE BASIC STRUCTURE OF THE PHI-ELLIPSE
    2. WHAT MAKES THE PHI-ELLIPSE SUCH A SPECIAL TRADING TOOL?
    3. WHAT HAS BEEN LEARNED ABOUT THE PHI-ELLIPSE SINCE THE LAST BOOK CAME OUT SEVEN YEARS AGO?
    4. THE RATIONALE BEHIND PHI-ELLIPSES AS TRADING TOOLS
    5. APPLICATION OF PHI-ELLIPSES
    6. PHI-ELLIPSES IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER FIBONACCI TRADING TOOLS
    7. EXPLOITING THE FORECASTING CAPABILITIES OF PHI-ELLIPSES
    8. SUMMARY
  12. CHAPTER 6: Trading Stocks for Absolute Return
    1. TRADING A SINGLE STOCK
    2. TRADING A DIVERSIFIED PORTFOLIO
    3. TRADING A DIVERSIFIED STOCK PORTFOLIO WITH THE DAX FUTURES INDEX AS A TREND INDICATOR
  13. Final Remarks
  14. About the Companion Web Site
  15. Acknowledgments
  16. About the Author
  17. Index