‘’A basic premise of the technical approach is that market action discounts everything: all that is known, or can be known, is ‘in the price’. Technical analysis is therefore not concerned with the underlying value of a security, but with […]
Most technical analysts will probably agree that Fibonacci retracements are one of our favourite tools. After drawing trend lines – which might be likened to the kids’ game of joining the dots – and moving averages (simple or otherwise), these […]
As technical analysts we are used to working with ratios. Perhaps the most famous are the ones devised by Fibonacci, the Italian mathematician called Leonardo Pisano who was born about 1170. Picking up the Hindu-Arabic numeral system by living in […]
About thirty years ago I first met technical analyst Bob Prechter. I hadn’t heard of him at the time but he must’ve been well known by then because the UK commodity broking outfit I was working for had invited him […]
As a technical analyst you are au fait with bars, candles, and point and figure graphs. Some might add Renko and Kagi – and did you know that Karagi charts plot precipitation and temperature? I’m sure there’ll be other styles […]
An introduction to the Italian mathematician, Leonardo Fibonacci (circa 1170-1250), will be dispensed with as the man is less relevant to this article than what he documented in his 13th century book Liber Abaci: namely his discovery of the Hindu number sequence […]
Media wants attention and like any spoilt child, the beast will do anything to get it. So business headlines scream at us with emotive words like ‘slump’, ‘soar’, ‘crisis’ and ‘opportunity’. It’s difficult not to get swept up in it […]
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