Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns (Wiley Trading Book 347) BY THOMAS N. BULKOWSKI

About the book

This second edition of the book contains the classic content accompanied by updates on modern performance statistics. It includes twenty-three new patterns that are applicable for both bear and bull markets. Bulkowski teaches readers that the best time to trade is during significant events in the market, such as retail sales, quarterly earnings announcements, and stock upgrades and downgrades. 


This book delivers content, and in the price, the readers paid for. Bulkowski discusses over sixty-three trends and includes statistics for each one of them. In each chapter, Bulkowski delves into great detail in discussing various topics, provides analysis, and gives advice on trading. The book is essentially a good resource for various trends in the market. It also notes the right time to trade and take advantage of market events that heavily impact the traders’ psychology as a whole.

About the Author

THOMAS N. BULKOWSKI is renowned for being a leading authority on chart patterns. He has more than thirty years’ worth of experience as a successful investor in stocks trading. He is the author of many books, both fiction and finance. His finance articles have been published in a wide range of magazines. 

Table of Contents


PART ONE Chart Patterns

1 Broadening Bottoms

2 Broadening Formations, Right-Angled and Ascending

3 Broadening Formations, Right-Angled and Descending

4 Broadening Tips

5 Broadening Wedges, Ascending

6 Broadening Wedges, Descending

7 Bump-and-Run Reversal Bottoms

8 Bump-and-Run Reversal Tops

9 Cup with Handle

10 Cup with Handle, Inverted

11 Diamond Bottoms

12 Diamond Tops

13 Double Bottoms, Adam & Adam

14 Double Bottoms, Adam & Eve

15 Double Bottoms, Eve & Adam

16 Double Bottoms, Eve & Eve

17 Double Tops, Adam & Adam

18 Double Tops, Adam & Eve

19 Double Tops, Eve & Adam

20 Double Tops, Eve & Eve

21 Flags

22 Flags, High and Tight

23 Gaps

24 Head-and-Shoulders Bottoms

25 Head-and-Shoulders Bottoms, Complex

26 Head-and-Shoulders Tops

27 Head-and-Shoulders, Complex

28 Horn Bottoms

29 Horn Tops

30 Island Reversals

31 Islands, Long

32 Measured Move Down

33 Measured Move Up

34 Pennants

35 Pipe Bottoms

36 Pipe Tops

37 Rectangle Bottoms

38 Rectangle Tops

39 Rounding Bottoms

40 Rounding Tops

41 Scallops, Ascending

42 Scallops, Ascending and Inverted

43 Scallops, Descending

44 Scallops, Descending and Inverted

45 Three Falling Peaks

46 Three Rising Valleys

47 Triangles, Ascending

48 Triangles, Descending

49 Triangles, Symmetrical

50 Triple Bottoms

51 Triple Tops

52 Wedges, Falling

53 Wedges, Rising


54 Dead-Cat Bounce

55 Dead-Cat Bounce, Inverted

56 Earnings Surprise, Bad

57 Earnings Surprise, Good

58 FDA Drug Approvals

59 Flag, Earnings

60 Same-Store Sales, Bad

61 Same-Store Sales, Good

62 Stock Downgrades

63 Stock Upgrades

Statistics Summary

Glossary and Methodology

Index of Chart and Event Patterns