Technical Analysis is the forecasting of future financial price movements based on an examination of past price movements. Like weather forecasting, technical analysis does not result in absolute predictions about the future. Instead, technical analysis can help investors anticipate what is “likely” to happen to prices over time. Technical analysis uses a wide variety of charts that show price over time.
* Technical Analysis 101 is a short course in the basic tenets of the field, designed to provide newcomers with a working background of technical analysis.
* John Murphy's "Charting Made Easy" eBook is an easy-to-read introduction to Technical Analysis written by John Murphy. It covers all of the basics in John's trademark accessible style.
* John Murphy's Ten Laws of Technical Trading- John's famous ten (eleven actually!) rules that everyone should know about charting and technical analysis. A MUST READ ARTICLE!