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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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Bulkowski's Volume Pattern Resource

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Candles Chart
Small Patterns
Industrials (^DJI):
Transports (^DJT):
Utilities (^DJU):
Nasdaq (^IXIC):
S&P500 (^GSPC):
As of 03/27/2015
17,713 34.43 0.2%
8,700 22.50 0.3%
581 3.72 0.6%
4,891 27.86 0.6%
2,061 4.87 0.2%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 03/10/2015
18,300 or 17,250 by 04/01/2015
9,200 or 8,600 by 04/01/2015
550 or 615 by 04/01/2015
5,100 or 4,800 by 04/01/2015
2,150 or 2,025 by 04/01/2015
Mutt Losers: None YTD
Mutt Winners: None YTD

Written by and copyright © 2005-2014 by Thomas N. Bulkowski. All rights reserved.

My book, Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, shown on the left, discusses the performance of 63 chart and event patterns. There is no better reference book on the subject. Each pattern chapter includes a table of volume statistics if applicable.

If you click on this link and then buy the book (or anything) at, the referral will help support this site. Thanks. -- Tom Bulkowski

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This page is the main gateway for volume patterns. Some believe that volume plays an important role in technical analysis. My studies of volume and chart patterns shows that it adds value, but I usually ignore it.

I have a brief review of the results from studies, namely:

-- Thomas Bulkowski

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