Essential Charting Knowledge

About This Course

This course teaches the most essential knowledge of technical analysis. Without a strong foundation in the essential building blocks of charting, one risks building his trading campaign on a wrong footing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Different types of charts
  • Deeper understanding of Dow Theory
  • Ability to analyse trends
  • Using patterns to trade

Module 1: Types of Chart

  • Line Charts
  • Bar Charts
  • Candlestick Charts
  • Arithmetic Scale Chart
  • Semi-Logarithmic Scale Chart

Module 2: Dow Theory

  • Dow Theory Principles
  • Concept of Confirmation
  • Primary Trend
  • Secondary Trend
  • Minor Trend

Module 3: Trend Analysis

  • Defining Trends
  • Drawing Trend Lines
  • Internal Trend Lines
  • Trend Channel
  • Trading Range
  • Support
  • Resistance
  • Role Reversal

Module 4: Chart Patterns

  • Gaps
  • Triangles
  • Rectangles
  • Flags
  • Pennants
  • Wedges
  • Tops and Bottoms
  • Head-and-Shoulders
  • Island Reversal

The Financial Training Scheme (“FTS”)

The Salmon Thrust CPD Series is aimed at raising the competencies of Covered Persons. This course is recognised under the IBF Financial Training Scheme. Completion of this course can be counted towards the fulfilment of the non-STS portion for CACS CPD.

The Financial Training Scheme (“FTS”) is a training incentive scheme supported by the Financial Sector Development Fund (FSDF). The scheme supports financial sector-specific training programmes that raise the competency of the financial sector.

All our programmes are approved for listing on the Financial Training Scheme (FTS) Programme Directory and are eligible for FTS claims, subject to all eligibility criteria being met. For latest development on the Funding Support for IBF FTS, please visit the Financial Training Scheme site.

Early Bird Discount

Enjoy 10% early bird discount when you register one (1) month before the course commencement date.

Essential Charting Knowledge


Course Features
  • CPD
    1.5 Hours
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