Starting A Technical Analysis Group by Barbara Star, Ph.D.
While the perfect trading system may be elusive, sharing information with others is very attainable. One way to do so is to become part of a technical analysis group.
Technical analysts constantly search for the knowledge that could propel them to the realm of the truly
great (or, at least, the consistently good) trader. Part of the search includes the desire to compare notes
and experiences with other traders. While the perfect trading system may remain elusive, sharing
information with others is a very attainable goal. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to become
part of a technical analysis group.
Basically, a technical analysis group combines a support group for sharing experiences and ideas related
to trading and an educational group with which to learn about the various technical tools, indicators and
money management skills that can enhance trading performance. Many group types fall under the rubric
of technical analysis and include study groups, financial software user groups, and regional or national
organizations. If a technical analysis group does not exist in your area, then why not start one of your