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SECTION ONE: Introduction

SECTION ONE
Introduction
Traders and investors have been using a visual approach to investing for over a century. Up until the past decade, the use of visual analysis as a serious method of trading and investing was pretty much limited to professionals and full-time traders. Most successful traders would never think of making a trade without first consulting the pictures on their charts. Even the Federal Reserve Board now uses price charts.

WHAT HAS CHANGED?

For the average investor, however, the world of visual trading had been largely closed. The intimidating jargon and complicated formulas were beyond the reach and, indeed, the interest of the nonprofessional investor. A couple of important factors have changed that in the past decade. The most important is the availability of inexpensive computers and Internet charting services. The investing public now has an impressive array of technological and visual tools that weren’t available to the professional community 30 years ago.

  

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