This is a one day course in technical analysis and provides investors with an introduction to the more important techniques in technical analysis. The course will cover the basics of technical analysis including different types of charts, moving averages, support and resistance and market patterns. Several indicators will be covered in detail and there will be an introduction to Elliot Wave analysis which will be very useful basis for those investors who want to learn more about this important technique.
Technical analysts need access to charting software and the free charting package Incredible Charts is particularly useful for investors and will be the focus in this course. A laptop computer or equivalent would be an advantage but is not essential.
The aim of this one day course is to provide a range of technique which will be immediately useful to the investor. By the completion of the course participants should be confident in using a charting package such as Incredible Charts with a number of techniques which they can immediately apply their investing.
Prior to the course attendees will asked to prepare by reading some introductory material and gaining some familiarity with the free charting package, Incredible Charts. This preparatory material will include short video clips which provide an introduction to the use of this excellent free charting package. The course notes in PDF format will also be sent by email prior to the course.
• Chart types, moving averages, support and resistance and volume
• Important market patterns and how to use them
• Using technical analysis to understand and manage market risk
• The application of indicators, with a few indicators covered in detail
• An introduction to Fibonacci and Elliot Wave analysis
• Investment Systems based on technical analysis
• How to integrate fundamental analysis and technical analysis
• Using technical analysis to manage the trade.
On completion of this course investors should be familiar with the more important techniques in technical analysis. These include moving averages, support and resistance, market patterns and some important indicators. After an introduction to Elliot Wave and Fibonacci analysis, investors will have sufficient background to explore these areas in greater depth. One important part of this course is the demonstration of how technical analysis can help an investor understand the position the market and understand how to avoid the costly error of investing at the wrong time in a market cycle.
Dr Bill Dodd, a retired academic, has developed education courses for investors which have been presented in all states and recorded on DVD. Bill is an experienced investor whose aim is to provide information to investors so they are better able to negotiate the apparent complexities of investing in the markets and become confident, independent investors.
ASA members early bird $120pp (until 14 April 2013)
ASA members standard $150pp (from 15 April 2013)
ASA member rate for 3 courses $295pp – includes 13 and 20 April courses
Includes lunch, refreshments and handouts emailed in advance.
Non-members please call 1300 368 448 for a special rate.
Course 1: An introduction to investing in the share market will be held on Saturday, 13 April and Course 2: Investing in the share market in 2013 on Saturday, 20 April. You do not need to attend all three but if you do you will be eligible for a $65 discount off the early bird fee.
To register contact the National Office on 1300 368 448, complete this form or register online. Please note you can only register one person at a time. You will need to log in first (above on left hand side of page, enter your email address and password). Your registration will be processed and a tax invoice will be emailed to you within 3-5 business days.
Registering a guest: Please note that if you are taking a guest, you must first register yourself and then register your guest separately.
Please note the course will be held in the Arts & Music Building (M09) in Room 1.129. Further details will be provided upon registration.
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