Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques Second Edition
by Steve Nison
If you want to improve your knowledge of Japanese Candlesticks, then this book is a must-have in your trading library. Written with an easy-to-understand approach by Steve Nison, the leading authority on the subject.
This book contains in-depth explanation of candlestick patterns. It covers reversal patterns to continuation patterns with extensive illustrations and chart examples. The second half of the book explains the importance of using Japanese Candlesticks in conjunction with other western tools such as moving averages, trendlines, volume, oscillators and Fibonacci levels. He has even included a visual pattern glossary at the end of the book.
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets
by John J. Murphy
Considered the "bible" of technical analysis by many in the field, this book provides an excellent base for anyone interested in learning on the subject. It covers basic concepts starting with the principles of technical analysis then moving on to the Dow theory, support and resistance, trend and channels, moving averages, oscillators, chart patterns, Elliott wave theory, Point & Figure charts, candlestick patterns, money management tactics etc.
This book gives you, in over 500 pages, an overview on key concepts on technical analysis. Written with simplicity and clarity. Extensive illustrations and chart examples support key concepts in the book. A definite must-have in your trading library.