OnLine Cycle Analyst's Seminar

Lesson Three - Trend and Price Swings
Are you aware that market losses most often occur because people trade against the trend? The trading public is most often trying to buy bottoms in a downtrend or sell tops in an uptrend. Professional traders, having paid dearly for their mistakes, most often trade with the trend.

The trend is your friend. If it is up, buy the dips, and if it is down sell the rallies. Great advice, but how do you make it work to your advantage. You can usually see what the trend was, but how do you know what the trend is, or more importantly, whether the trend is going to continue - or reverse?

The legendary W.D. Gann developed his MASTER TREND CALCULATOR, and it is as valuable and accurate today as it was in his day. It works in all markets, in all time frames and many of today's trading techniques and systems are based on it. I call it the pulse of the market, and in this session explain how to use it and other techniques to

Audio Commentary
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To Begin
To begin, click on the Lesson link that appears below. If you want to bypass the lesson and go directly to the markets, click on the appropriate link. Please note that the market analysis was done on 12/7/98 and reflected Walter's opinion at that time. The purpose of including the market analysis with the lesson is to show how Walter combines technical and cyclical analysis with the indicators to trade and forecast the markets.

Lesson: Trend and Price Swings