Stock Charts For Dummies

by Greg Schnell and Lita Epstein
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The easy way to get started in stock charts

Many trading and technical analysis books focus on how to use charts to make stock trading decisions, but what about how to actually build a chart? Stock Charts For Dummies reveals the important stories charts tell, and how different parameters can impact what you see on the screen. This book will explain some of the most powerful display settings that help traders understand the information in a chart to find outperformance as its beginning.

Stock Charts for Dummies will teach you how to build a visually appealing chart and add tools based on the type of trading or investing decision you're trying to make. It will also introduce you to the pros, cons, and best practices of using three key types of charts: Candlesticks, Bar Charts, and Line Charts.

  • Build and use technical chart patterns
  • Increase profits and minimize risk
  • Track and identify specific trends within charts

A unique guide for beginning traders and investors, Stock Charts for Dummies will help you make sense of stock charts.  

A note from Greg:

"With thousands of charts and lots of feedback, I have found a few gems in the woods. If you are a member or plan to be one, this book is a real shortcut to getting set up on This will help you understand the website layout as well as how the tools work to help you. Good luck in your trading!" 


Greg Schnell, CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calgary chapter. He is also the author of Stock Charts for Dummies (Wiley, 2018). Greg contributes market analysis commentary to several blogs on that garner between 5,000 and 10,000 readers weekly.

Paperback: 360 pages      

Publisher: Wiley; 1st Edition (February 2018) 

ISBN-13: 978-1119434399

Availability: In Stock - Usually ships the next business day.

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