A clear and comprehensive introduction to candlestick charting If the markets moved in a logical fashion, anyone could learn a few basic strategies and make money trading, but that is not the case. It's the emotional crowd that moves markets and candlestick patterns can give insight into the emotions of the crowd. Traders' and investors' greed and fear imprinted on charts are a virtual road map to the markets. And that's where candlestick charting comes in. Written in a straightforward style, Getting Started in Candlesticks provides readers with a solid foundation in this field and blends both Japanese and Western technicals to get them started on the path to understanding patterns. This reliable resource covers 30 of the most widely recognized candlestick patterns, and includes real-world charting examples backed by informative commentary and analysis. With this book as their guide, readers will learn to recognize patterns and use them to gain a much-needed edge in today's competitive markets. Tina Logan (La Jolla, CA) is an active trader, coach, trainer, and speaker. With over 15 years experience as a trainer and an in-depth understanding of technical analysis Logan is known for her ability to break technical trading concepts into easily digestible pieces so that novices can begin trading with confidence and clarity. Her Web site is www.tinalogan.com.