Michael Kahn, writes the daily Quick Takes Pro newsletter (free trial at www.quicktakespro.com) and the twice weekly technical analysis "Getting Technical" column for Barron's Online. He is the author of two books on technical analysis, most recently "Technical Analysis Plain and Simple" (2006) and was chief technical analyst for BridgeNews. He also is on the board of directors of the Market Technicians Association and writes frequently for several trade publications.