Technical Analysis eBooks

In his eBooks, WHC Bassetti, editor of Technical Analysis of Stock Trends and a market veteran with over 50 years of experience as a technical analysis practitioner, expands upon many of the topics discussed in Technical Analysis of Stock Trends, including stops and market bottoms.

All eBooks come in PDF format and are available for instant download after payment.


Stair Stops: Using Basing Points to Ratchet Stops in Bull & Bear Markets

Called arguably “the most important book on stops of this decade for the general investor, Stair Stops provides a complete exposition and clarification of the Basing Points Procedure (using the three days away rule) as presented by John Magee (with clarification and illustration by WHC Bassetti) in Technical Analysis of Stock Trends.


Sacred Chickens, The Holy Grail and Dow Theory.  or Replacing Dow Theory with John Magee’s Basing Points Procedure

In this eBook, WHC Bassetti uses his own adaptation of the Basing Points Procedure on the Dow Industrials since ~1900 and compares its results with those of the Dow Theory over the same period. The result reveals that Magee’s adapted procedure is an attractive and simple alternative to Dow Theory and may even be considered superior to it.


10 Trading Lessons: Bottoms

How will you know when a market bottom is in? Some of the most important information about bottoms is provided in 10 trading lessons derived from charts and the real-time commentary that was made at the time they were forming.