Author Archive | Jim Wyckoff

Trading Philosophies of W.D. Gann

By Jim Wyckoff William Delbert (W.D.) Gann is regarded as one of the pioneers of technical analysis and market behavior. He wrote several books on stock and commodity trading and developed the well known “Gann angles” and “Gann Fans.” Gann was born on a farm near Lufkin, Texas, in 1878. His rise to trading fame […]

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Why Successful Traders Use Fibonacci and the Golden Ratio

Support and resistance levels on bar charts are a major component in the study of technical analysis. Many traders, including myself, use support and resistance levels to identify entry and exit points when trading markets. When determining support and resistance levels on charts, one should not overlook the key Fibonacci percentage “retracement” levels. I will […]

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Trading Options on Futures

By Jim Wyckoff A while back, I received several emails from readers wanting to know if they should short the crude oil market because of its lofty price levels. I responded that I don’t give specific trading recommendations, but I certainly do want to help my readers succeed at the difficult task of trading futures […]

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