Gann's Master Time Factor Applied

By: George Krum | Sun, Jun 3, 2012
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June 6th will mark the 134th anniversary of the birth of the legendary trader W. D. Gann (1878 - 1955).

Despite the fact that he left behind several books on trading and, literally, a truckload of market related materials, his methods remain to this day surrounded by mystery and skepticism. This is in part due to his writing style, and his belief that students of his work shouldn't be spoon-fed all the knowledge he possessed, but should prove themselves worthy of it by working hard to decipher the hidden meaning he was encoding in his writings.

One of the many contributions to market analysis Gann is credited with is his Master Time Factor (MTF). The chart below shows that more than a century after it's discovery by Gann, the MTF is still capable of producing near perfect market forecasts:

Master Time Factor versus Dow


You can read more about this fascinating tool, and what it is forecasting about the markets and the U.S. presidential election in my new book: Gann Master Time Factor Applied.



George Krum

Author: George Krum

George Krum

George Krum is the author of the "CIT Dates" blog, and the following apps available from iTunes:

OddsTrader - uses the power of Hurst Channels to produce price and time targets, and combines them with proper risk and position size management.

OT Trend - helps you quantify and forecast the seemingly random ebb and flow of stock, index or mutual fund movement.

OT Fibonacci - automates the process of applying Fibonacci numbers, ratios and time series to any security.

OT Seasonal - allows you to perform seasonal analysis on practically any security from around the world and to build long-term forecasts and models.

OT Pairs - is the first mobile app that gives users access to one of the most profitable and time tested hedge fund trading strategies.

OT Pivots - combines the power of Pivot lines with cycles and automatic signal generation.

Gann 9 - is the only financial app that allows users to effortlessly apply the legendary W.D. Gann's tools and methods for trading (including the Square of 9).

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