The Forex Chartist Companion: A Visual Approach to Technical Analysis

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PART I Forex-Specific Charting Techniques 1 CHAPTER 1 Streaming Data 3 Overview 3 Tick Chart 3 Spread Chart 4 Conclusion 5 CHAPTER 2 Activity 6 Overview 6 Activity Bar Chart 6 Composite Activity 8 Time of Day Activity Chart 8 Day of Week Activity Chart 9 Equi-Activity Chart 10 Activity Mercury Chart 10 Uptick-Downtick Mercury Chart 12 Conclusion 13 CHAPTER 3 Direction 14 Overview 14 Direction Chart 14 Direction Mercury Chart 16 Activity-Direction Mercury Chart 17 Conclusion 18 CHAPTER 4 Forex versus Futures 19 Overview 19 Pip Differential Chart 19 v Activity versus Volume and Open Interest 22 Conclusion 22 CHAPTER 5 Arbitrage 23 Overview 23 Transitivity 23 Triangular Arbitrage Chart 24 Equilibrium 25 Major Currencies 28 Observation 28 CHAPTER 6 The Mundo 29 Overview 29 Forex Beta 29 Mundo Line Chart 31 Weighting 32 Mundo Bar Chart 33 Observation 33 CHAPTER 7 Range Charts 34 Overview 34 Range Bar Chart 34 Composite Range Charts 35 Time of Day Range Chart 35 Day of Week Range Chart 37 Average Interval Range Chart 37 Observations 38 CHAPTER 8 Absolute Momentum 39 Overview 39 Absolute Momentum 39 Time of Day Momentum Chart 40 Day of Week Momentum Chart 41 Conclusion 42 CHAPTER 9 Two-Dimensional Momentum 43 Overview 43 Two-Dimensional Momentum Chart 43 Islands 45 vi CONTENTS Smoothing 47 Observation 47 CHAPTER 10 Moving Trend Analysis 49 Overview 49 Linear Regression 49 Ordinary Least Squares Method 50 Coefficient of Correlation 51 Trend Oscillators 51 Moving Slope Oscillator 52 Moving Correlation Oscillator 52 Moving Trend Index 52 Observations 54 PART II Point and Figure Charting 55 CHAPTER 11 History of Point and Figure Charting 57 Overview 57 History 58 CHAPTER 12 The Point and Figure Algorithm 59 Overview 59 P&F Anatomy 59 Box Size 59 Reversal Amount 60 Unraveling Bar Quote Data 61 P&F Algorithm 61 Time Representation 62 CHAPTER 13 Trend Lines 63 Support and Resistance 63 Trend Lines 63 Buy Signals 65 Sell Signals 65 CHAPTER 14 Double Tops and Bottoms 67 Overview 67 Double Top Pattern 67 Contents vii Double Bottom Pattern 68 Double Top Signals 68 Double Bottom Signals 70 False Signals 72 Signal Percentages 72 Observations 74 CHAPTER 15 Triple Tops and Bottoms 75 Overview 75 Triple Top Pattern 75 Triple Bottom Pattern 76 Triple Top Signals 76 Triple Bottom Signals 78 False Signals 79 Signal Percentages 79 Observations 81 CHAPTER 16 Triangles 82 Overview 82 Ascending Triangles 82 Descending Triangles 83 Symmetrical Triangles 83 Triangle Signals 84 Ascending and Descending Frequencies 84 Symmetrical Frequencies 87 Observation 87 CHAPTER 17 Pattern Frequencies 89 Overview 89 Box Size = One Pip 90 Box Size = Two Pips 92 Box Size = Three Pips 93 Inverse Patterns 94 Usage 94 CHAPTER 18 Breakout Analysis 96 Overview 96 Preceding Columns 97 Succeeding Columns 100 Observations 102 viii CONTENTS CHAPTER 19 Count Methods 104 Overview 104 Horizontal Count (Buy) 104 Horizontal Count (Sell) 106 Vertical Count (Buy) 107 Vertical Count (Sell) 108 Observations 109 CHAPTER 20 Plotting Point and Figure Charts in Real Time 110 Overview 110 Tools of the Trade 110 Trading Platform 110 Trading Goals 111 Starting the Process 111 Real-Time Example 111 Performance Evaluation 114 PART III Forex Swing Charting 115 CHAPTER 21 Fibonacci Primer 117 Overview 117 Fibonacci the Man 117 Fibonacci the Series 118 Fibonacci the Ratios 119 Fibonacci the Equations 120 Binet’s Formula 122 Interpretation 122 Resources 124 CHAPTER 22 Swing Charts 125 Overview 125 Definitions 125 Box Size 126 Reversal Amount 126 Swing Reversal Algorithm 127 Time Alignment 128 Practical Examples 129 Composite Swing Charts 132 Usage 132 Contents ix CHAPTER 23 The Measured Move 134 Overview 134 Testing Approach 135 Cluster Charts 135 Average Retracement 137 Decile Divisions 139 Practical Examples 141 Conclusion 146 CHAPTER 24 The Fifty Percent Principle 147 Overview 147 Testing Approach 147 Initial Results 148 Increasing Tolerance 150 CHAPTER 25 Improving The Third Wave Forecast 152 Overview 152 Methodology 153 Multiple Regression 154 Quartiles 154 Practical Examples 157 Fifty Percent Principle 160 Fifty Percent Examples 160 CHAPTER 26 Forecasting The Fourth Wave 162 Overview 162 Testing Approach 162 Practical Examples 164 Improving the Forecast 164 Three-Wave Trending Cycles 165 Trending Example 166 Three-Wave Nontrending Cycles 166 Nontrending Example 167 Extending the Forecast 167 Estimate Charts 168 Live Usage 170 CHAPTER 27 Cycle Frequencies 171 Overview 171 Two-Wave Cycles 171 x CONTENTS Three-Wave Cycles 173 Four-Wave Bull Cycles 175 Four-Wave Bear Cycles 177 Usage 178 CHAPTER 28 Bull Cycles 180 Overview 180 Ideal Bull Cycle 180 Objective 181 Initial Results 182 Praxis 183 Caveat 185 Further Studies 185 CHAPTER 29 Bear Cycles 186 Overview 186 Ideal Bear Cycle 186 Objective 187 Initial Results 187 Praxis 188 Caveat 190 CHAPTER 30 Swing Properties 191 Overview 191 Wave Anatomy 191 Simple Ratios 192 Swing Averages 192 Swing Data Preliminaries 194 Bivariate Data 195 Swing Volatility 197 Swing Velocity 199 CHAPTER 31 Swing Summary 200 Overview 200 Selecting Swing Parameters 200 Composite Average Estimates 202 Caveat 207 Contents xi PART IV Other Reversal Charts 209 CHAPTER 32 Western Reversal Charts 211 Overview 211 Geometric Chart 211 Trend Outline Chart 213 Pivot Chart 215 Observation 216 CHAPTER 33 Japanese Reversal Charts 217 Overview 217 Renko Chart 217 Kagi Chart 220 Three-Line Break Chart 224 PART V Goodman Swing Count System 227 CHAPTER 34 History 229 Charles B. Goodman 229 The Right Brackets 230 Later Developments 230 CHAPTER 35 Ordinal Principles 233 Ordinal versus Cardinal 233 The Measured Move 233 Congestion Phase 234 Equilibrium of Buyers and Sellers 235 CHAPTER 36 Cardinal Principles 238 Overview 238 Price Surge 238 Multilevel Matrices 239 Compensation 241 Carryover 241 Cancellation 242 Intersections 244 Five Points of a Goodman Wave 245 Double and Triple Intersections 246 xii CONTENTS CHAPTER 37 Goodman versus Elliott 247 Overview 247 Propagation 248 The Return 249 CHAPTER 38 Charting Study 251 Overview 251 Notation 251 Matrix 251 Propagation 253 Simple/Complex 254 Fat/Thin 255 Goodman and Computers 255 APPENDIXES A. World Currencies 259 B. Exchange Rates 264 C. Euro Currency 267 D. Global Banking Hours 269 E. Monthly OHLC and Activity Charts 271 F. Daily OHLC and Activity Charts 282 G. Time of Day Charts (Activity) 293 H. Time of Day Charts (Range) 297 I. Time of Day Charts (Momentum) 301 J. Day of Week Charts (Activity) 305 K. Day of Week Charts (Range) 311 L. Day of Week Charts (Momentum) 317 M. Comparative Statistics 323 N. Unraveling Bar Quotes 325 O. Visual Basic Source Code (Point and Figure) 331 P. Visual Basic Source Code (Swing) 338
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