Category Archives for Jeff Cooper

If You Can’t Measure the Market, You Can’t Manage Risk

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My Square Of 9 Wheel does a good job of measuring risk and identifying major changes in trend. W.D. Gann said if you can find the zero point you can measure the market. Gann considered the Spring Equinox to be the natural beginning of the year. On the Square of 9 Wheel note that 19 […]

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GS Follow Up

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In January we flagged a potential square-out in GS at 248. On January 13, GS left a signal reversal bar from 247.77 followed by a 90 degree decline to 231-232 in tandem with a test of its 50 day moving average. This was the first such test since GS exploded in early November. The first […]

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SOX Rolls Up To Reistance

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The semiconductors have been darling’s of the bulls for the last year. The SOX has hardly had a hiccup since tracing out a triple bottom backtest of the 2007 high. However, a clear 5 waves up from the 2009 low may be on the table with the SOX tagging the upper rail of a parallel […]

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An Important Week For the Dollar

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The dollar made a 14 year high to kick off 2017 but quickly reversed leaving a weekly signal reversal bar.. The subsequent follow through saw a turn down of the important 3 Week Chart last week. The dollar continued lower yesterday flirting with a test of its 20 week moving average around 99.60. This coincides […]

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Golds Big Back-test?

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Yesterday many signal reversal bars were left on the precious metals miners. There were Gilligan buy signals all around. PAAS and GDXJ both left Gilligans. This is a strategy I created to help define Selling Climaxes. It is a gap to a new 60 day low with a close at/near session highs. Follow through is […]

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Dollar Ducks, Gold Quacks

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This morning in the Daily Market Report, we showed a series of charts on the dollar indicating a correction phase. A big picture chart from January 1973 through November 2016 shows a reaction is in order with the dollar testing a major declining trendline. Notably the recent advance started from an undercut of major lows: […]

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Jeff Cooper: Is a Gold Turn on the Table?

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GDXJ triggered a little Triangle Pendulum buy signal on Friday: Follow through is key. We’re not getting it — yet. That said, it is 180 degrees/days from the last breakout pivot on June 3 and we are roughly one year from the big low. GDXJ is also satisfying gapfill from June 3 but needs to […]

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Blast from the Past: Exclusive Interview with Master Trader Jeff Cooper

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We revisit an interview with legendary trader Jeff Cooper, where he explains his top trading techniques and unique use of Gann Theory. In this interview, Jeff breaks down: How he began his trading career, and climbed the ladder to success His unique combination of Gann theory, time and price studies, and traditional technical analysis What […]

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The Cost Of Fear

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The price of gold entered a bear market in early 2013 when it broke down out of a 13-month shelf. That shelf could have been a high level consolidation or distribution. Counting from the September 2011 top in gold, the 3rd lower weekly high in September 2012 was the death knell. Fast moves are often […]

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Reagan Rally Analogue?

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Looking at the big 100 year cycle, on November 20, 1916, the DJIA topped at 110. By the end of the year it was trading at 95. By the end of 1917 it was trading at 67. On Gann’s Master 60 Year Cycle, the market topped in 1956 and plunged in 1957. On the 6 […]

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