East Meets West!

The Powerful Synergy of These Two Concepts
Can Take Your Trading to Exciting New Levels!
Read On To Discover How...

What Happens When You Combine Certain Mysterious, Ancient Charting Symbols of the East With the Modern-Day, Market-Tested Mathematical Patterns of the West?

You gain a distinct edge over all other traders in the market! Why? Because chances are, they are using just one of the two systems...

As a trader or investor, you're probably aware of the concept called "technical analysis."

This system of high-powered market-tested mathematical chart patterns developed in the Western world has been in the wheelhouse of professional traders for decades. Why? Because more often than not, used correctly, technical analysis just flat out works to give traders the visual information they need to make intelligent trading decisions.

And perhaps you're also familiar with the ancient charting patterns developed over 400 years ago by wealthy Japanese rice traders called Japanese Candlesticks. Since candlesticks were brought over from the East to the West in the 1970's, savvy traders have used them to consistently pinpoint high-potential, high-profit trades with laser-like precision.

Many traders use one of the other in their trading - technical analysis or Japanese Candlesticks - and some are highly successful trading with their one system.

But what happens when you combine the two systems - technical analysis with Japanese Candlesticks?

Here's what happens...

That Ultra-Powerful "East Meets West" Synergy Gives You A Unique Edge In Your Trading That Every Trader Lusts For!

However, you've probably never been professionally trained in the art and science of combining the powerful mathematical, market-tested charting patterns of technical analysis with the mysterious, little-known secrets of candlestick trading.

That is, until now… Introducing…

“Technical Edge” with Michael Thomsett and Stephen W. Bigalow!

Top technical analyst, best-selling author and expert trader Michael Thomsett and Japanese Candlestick expert and author Stephen W. Bigalow will combine forces to present "Technical Edge"... a 4-week training program that will reveal the A to Z, "soup-to-nuts" concepts of technical analysis, and how to combine those powerful methods with the art and science of Japanese Candlestick pattern recognition. This "East Meets West" synergy will truly give you a new edge in your trading, providing you with a complete, rock-solid system that can have you making high-profit trade after trade like you never have before.

Here's a snapshot of what you'll get in this breakthrough training program...

Executive Summary: This course is designed to provide a unique "East Meets West" combination of candlestick signals for improved timing of entry and exit with high-powered strategies from classical technical analysis to improve the accuracy of your trading even further. The purpose is to provide you with a coordinated plan that provides both the signal attributes (candlesticks confirmed by momentum, volume, and other signals) with the mathematical precision and tested charting patterns of technical analysis. With this combination, your risk will be lowered while the probabilities of high-profit trades will increase exponentially.

Course Schedule:

September 24th - Indicators (Michael Thomsett)

October 1st - Moving Averages & The T-line (Michael Thomsett and Stephen Bigalow)

October 8th - Momentum Oscillators (Michael Thomsett)

October 15th - Confirming Indicators & Complex Candlestick Patterns (Michael Thomsett and Stephen Bigalow)

Course Curriculum: Hour 1 - INDICATORS

  • Indicator types: price, volume, momentum
  • Crossover and divergence and their significance
  • Directional indicators
  • Using indicators with candlestick chart reversal signals


  • What are moving averages?
  • Types of MAs: simple and exponential
  • Trends and trend reversals based on MA analysis
  • MA applied to price changes
  • Bollinger Bands


  • RSI, MACD, and others
  • Interpreting momentum changes
  • Leading or lagging indicators?
  • Oscillators used with candlestick signals


  • Why is confirmation the key process in technical analysis?
  • Entry and exit timing via confirmation
  • Sources of confirmation: candlestick reversal, traditional Western technical indicators, moving averages, oscillators
  • Confirmation techniques among these sources of trend changes

As you can see, once you successfully complete this training, you’ll have the equivalent of a PhD. in technical analysis combined with candlesticks!

All students will receive an outline of each class in PDF format a couple of days before each training session which can also be used to take notes.

Pricing for the Technical Edge Training Program:

Non-Members of Candlestick Forum: $297

Current Members of Candlestick Forum: Only $97!

(Members, do not order here! We will send your private order form link via email.)

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Your Course Instructors:

Michael C. Thomsett

Michael C. Thomsett is the best-selling options author in the U.S. His eight best-sellers have sold over one million copies in total, and includes Getting Started in Options; Winning With Options; The LEAPS Strategist; Put Options Strategies; Options Trading for the Conservative Investor; The Options Trading Body of Knowledge; Options for Risk-Free Portfolios; and Options for Swing Trading. He also writes extensively on technical analysis, candlestick charting, and a wide range of other investment topics.

Mr. Thomsett recently completed a new book, Making Money with Option Strategies, published by Career Press, which is his 12th book about options. He also wrote Profiting from Candlestick Indicators and Technical Analysis, published by FT Press, which is his third book about candlestick charting.

Stephen W. Bigalow

Stephen W. Bigalow possesses over 30 years of investment experience beginning in 1976, including eight years as a stockbroker with major Wall Street firms. He holds his Business & Economics Degree from Cornell University and is the author of three top investing books;Profitable Candlestick Trading, published by John Wiley & Sons in January 2002 and the second edition in 2011. High Profit Candlestick Patterns was released in December 2005. His latest book was released at the end of 2010, entitled Candlestick Profits: Eliminating Emotions with Candlestick Signals.

Steve is an active member of AAPTA, the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts and affiliate of the "Market Technicians Association.

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