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Thomas Bulkowski’s successful investment activities allowed him to retire at age 36. He is an internationally known author and trader with 30+ years of stock market experience and widely regarded as a leading expert on chart patterns. He may be reached at

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Getting Started in Chart Patterns, Second Edition book.
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Fundamental Analysis and Position Trading: Evolution of a Trader book.
Swing and Day Trading: Evolution of a Trader book.
Visual Guide to Chart Patterns book.
Encyclopedia of Candlestick Charts book.
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Bulkowski's Chart and Event Pattern Rank

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Busted
Patterns
Candles Chart
Patterns
Event
Patterns
Small Patterns
Market
Industrials (^DJI):
Transports (^DJT):
Utilities (^DJU):
Nasdaq (^IXIC):
S&P500 (^GSPC):
As of 07/29/2015
17,751 121.12 0.7%
8,421 142.26 1.7%
575 1.90 0.3%
5,112 22.52 0.4%
2,109 15.32 0.7%
YTD
-0.4%
-7.9%
-6.9%
7.9%
2.4%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 07/27/2015
17,900 or 17,200 by 08/15/2015
8,700 or 8,000 by 08/15/2015
590 or 550 by 08/15/2015
5,200 or 4,850 by 08/15/2015
2,120 or 2,025 by 08/15/2015
Wilder RSI: -4.9%

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My book, Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns Second EditionEncyclopedia of Chart Patterns 2nd Edition book., pictured on the left, covers 63 chart and event patterns, including performance statistics, ID guidelines, and so on.

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This is the main gateway for the ranking of chart and event patterns based on failure rate and the average rise or decline after the breakout. To download an Excel spreadsheet of the bull market data, click here.

-- Thomas Bulkowski

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