Technical Analysis: Understanding Price Action
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Technical Analysis: Understanding Price Action

Learn About the Power of Price Action and Market Structure
4.1 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
42 students enrolled
Created by Mr. Jerry Flores
Last updated 2/2017
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What Will I Learn?
  • Effectively analyze price action in financial markets using technical analysis.
  • Understand the concept of supply and demand in real-time and the auction process of the equities market.
  • Move to advanced levels of analysis after gaining a strong knowledge base of price action.
  • Build confidence in your ability to succeed in markets.
  • Gain an edge in your market analysis.
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Have you ever wanted to learn how to read charts? Chart analysis is more important than ever in today's markets. Market participants of all backgrounds continue to monitor price action as market fluctuations affect the prices of various asset classes. Price action simply describes the market's movements. These movements are influenced by supply and demand changes as participants respond to changes in market conditions. This course is designed to help you understand the foundation of technical analysis: price and volume.

Price action creates market structure which is the history of how prices moved in the past. The structure of the markets help participants make important financial decisions using technical analysis. Understanding crowd psychology and learning how to effectively read price action and volume in the context of market structure, is the foundation of technical analysis and the goal of this course. This course will greatly improve your ability to analyze market prices and identify opportunity in markets ahead of traditional fundamental analysis. Understanding the basic mechanics of price action will help you become a better market participant and gain an edge using technical analysis to dramatically improve your market skills. 

The course is designed in a easy-to-learn format with detailed instruction using video lectures. You will gain an edge in your market analysis as you learn about the fundamental concepts of price action and the psychology behind technical analysis. Confidence in your ability to apply the knowledge to financial markets will significantly improve and help you better understand advanced topics in technical analysis moving forward. This eye-opening course will help you easily spot opportunities and change the way you analyze markets. Let's get started!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 37 lectures.
  • Learn to understand any market environment like a pro.
  • Gain insight into the auction process of equity securities.
  • Discover the psychology of buyers and sellers.
  • Build confidence in your ability to succeed in markets.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for students of all levels.
  • Anyone who has a desire to learn about technical analysis and financial markets.
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Curriculum For This Course
37 Lectures
Introduction to Market Structure
6 Lectures 40:27

Learn About the Four Major Components of a Price Bar.

Bar Construction

Learn How to Identify if Buyers or Sellers Are in Control in Any Time Period.

Bar Analysis

Understanding the Net Change to Immediately Gauge Market Sentiment.

Net Analysis

Learn to Gauge the Strength of Buyers and Sellers by Understanding the Concept of Volume.


Live Market Analysis Tutorial Using Real-Time Tools.

Real-Time Supply & Demand Analysis
Market Structure: Price Trends
2 Lectures 10:16

Understanding and Recognizing the Trends That Prices Form.

Understanding and Identifying Price Direction With Trends

Learn to Recognize the Features of Trends to Better Identify Price Direction and Strength.

Trend Characteristics
Market Structure: Support and Resistance
6 Lectures 25:37

Learn About Support and Resistance in Market Structure.

Understanding Supply and Demand Points

Learn About the Application of Supply and Demand Reference Points.

Reference Points Application

Real-Time Support Analysis Coca-Cola Co. (KO)

Real-Time Resistance Analysis Valero Energy Corp. (VLO)

Real-Time PHS Analysis SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

Real-Time PLR Analysis SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
Introduction to the Order Book
5 Lectures 25:49

Understand Electronic Order Books and Their Function in the Equities Market.

Order Book Mechanics

Learn About the Features of the NASDAQ BookViewer: A Powerful Real-Time Product Offered by the NASDAQ Used by Experienced Market Professionals.

Introduction to the NASDAQ BookViewer

Strengthen Your Technical Analysis Skills by Learning how to Spot Large Order Book Volume as Potential Support & Resistance Levels Using the NASDAQ BookViewer.

Support and Resistance: Identifying Large Institutional Order Book Volume

Learn how Support Levels are Strengthened by Analyzing Buy-Side Order Distribution in Real-Time.

Order Book Support: Joining Bids Liquidity

Learn how Resistance Levels are Strengthened by Analyzing Sell-Side Order Distribution in Real-Time.

Order Book Resistance: Joining Offers Liquidity
Price Patterns
2 Lectures 12:21

Learn About the Various Congestion Periods Within Trends.

Continuation Patterns

Learn to Identify Reversal Patterns That Change The Direction of Price Trends.

Reversal Patterns
Stage Analysis
2 Lectures 10:29
Understand the Four Phases of Price Action.

Stage Analysis: Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Putting It All Together: Case Studies
10 Lectures 34:34
Twitter Inc. (TWTR)

Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Bank of America Corp. (BAC)

3M Company (MMM)

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK)

Freeport McMoran Inc. (FCX)

Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL)

Tesoro Corp. (TSO)

GoPro Inc. (GPRO)

Boeing Co. (BA)
1 Lecture 01:03
About the Instructor
Mr. Jerry Flores
4.3 Average rating
12 Reviews
701 Students
2 Courses
Entrepreneur, Equity Securities & Derivatives Trader

Jerry Flores is an entrepreneur and a equities and derivatives trader in NASDAQ, NYSE, and fixed income securities. His knowledge extends into asset allocation and the application of risk management across various asset classes.

After experiencing the dot-com boom & bust of the late 1990's and the 2008 financial crisis, Jerry gained tremendous insight into risk analysis of financial markets and the importance of analyzing price action to stay ahead of the curve. Over time he has developed a deep understanding of the art of technical analysis and the application of risk management in various market conditions. His approach to markets is exploiting both long and short opportunities by analyzing macroeconomic conditions then evaluating sector strength or weakness. Jerry continues to be passionate and dedicated to market research and sharing his expertise with others helping them to achieve their goals. He currently resides in the "Capital of Silicon Valley" in San Jose CA.