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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.
Trading Basics: Evolution of a Trader book.
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.
Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns 2nd Edition book.
Trading Classic Chart Patterns book.

Bulkowski's Volume Pattern Resource

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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 05/27/2016
17,873 44.93 0.3%
7,772 49.59 0.6%
656 0.99 0.2%
4,934 31.73 0.6%
2,099 8.96 0.4%
YTD
2.6%
3.5%
13.6%
-1.5%
2.7%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 05/12/2016
18,400 or 17,300 by 06/01/2016
7,300 or 8,100 by 06/01/2016
625 or 665 by 06/01/2016
5,050 or 4,750 by 06/15/2016
2,120 or 2,020 by 06/01/2016

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My book, Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns Second EditionEncyclopedia of Chart Patterns 2nd Edition book., 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.

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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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