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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 08/03/2015
17,598 -91.66 -0.5%
8,417 24.90 0.3%
588 3.83 0.7%
5,115 -12.90 -0.3%
2,098 -5.80 -0.3%
YTD
-1.3%
-7.9%
-4.9%
8.0%
1.9%
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
600 or 570 by 08/15/2015
5,200 or 4,850 by 08/15/2015
2,120 or 2,025 by 08/15/2015
Wilder RSI: -6.1%

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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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