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GANN SQUARE OF 9

History, Theory and how to use it today!

Topics

History

Gann

Square

of 9

Golden

Use in Price

Static

Dynamic

Use in Time
Putting it Together
Rules

Further Information
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offer.

Presenter
Mathew
Verdouw

Designing Technical Analysis Solutions


for 16 years.
Input from a variety of experts.
Continually studying the works of Gann
and contemporaries.

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History

He was a mathematician.
He believed in an interconnected world.
Gann went to India and
Egypt in early 1900s.
The Square of 9 is one of
his discoveries.

History

All through the Ancient World


are examples of Squares,
Triangles and Circles.
He even used
the three in his
company logo.

Semantics

Actually called Spiral


Chart by Gann.
Square of 9 was a
9x9 grid.

Semantics

This is what Gann


would have used for
Square of Nine.
Well still call it the
Square of 9.

Square of 9

Imagine a Pyramid.

Squares and Square Roots

Used as a calculator
Blue Squares
2,4,6,8,10,12

Red Squares
3,5,7,9,11,13

Simple to use

Angles

Angles are very


important.
Calculations are in
degrees.
Cardinal Cross
90, 180, 270, 360

In the Markets?

Static Number Series


How can it effect a
dynamic market?
Lets look at some
examples.

Square of 9 Examples
I am using software (Market Analyst) but these
techniques can be done with a pencil and a
calculator.

FaceBook

Angles that Gann


would look for.
45, 90, 120, 180, 240, 270, 315

We apply a factor of
0.1

Time Factor Digression

Critical to all Gann


Gann will never work
if the price units are
wrong.

FaceBook

Rotation

Key is rotation.
Gann often spoke of
the importance of
cycles.

The Circle of 360 is most important for time


cycles and price resistance
W.D. Gann

USD EUR Cross

Characteristics

Angles are Important


Expansion as prices
move higher like
Logarithmic
AAPL 180 and 360

Characteristics

Angles are Important


Expansion as prices
move higher like
Logarithmic
AAPL 180 and 360

Formula

Counting Squares is
Slow even for a
computer.
We have a handy
formula that we can
use.

2
)
180

= ( +
X is Starting Price
Y is the new Price
is the angle in degrees
360 2
= ( 9+
)
180
2
= 3+2
= 25

Dynamic Square of 9
Taking it to the next level!

Dynamic Square of 9

Having the formula


gives us the ability to
start at any price.
S&P500 from 666 low

From Tops

Starting at the March


2012 High.
Added 135

Dow Valued in Gold

Dow/Gold
Top in 1999
Sq9 works

Dow from 2007

Live Charts too

EUR/USD
11th Sep 2012

Cluster of Multiple

3 Square of 9
tools.
Areas of
Cluster are
very important.

Center the Starting Value


So far we have been finding our tops and
bottoms on a large square.
We can also center the top or bottom in the
middle of the Square of 9.

Euro Centered

Factor of 0.01
Start at 1.2755
On the Square:
1,275

Euro Centered

Center the Starting Value


Useful in Intra-day as it shows the price
expansions from an Intra-day turn.

Square of 9 in Time
Around the Circle.
Changing the Numbers.

Date Rings

Find the significant


date around the ring.

Date Rings

First 90 date.
Jan 8th

Date Rings

Date Rings

XOM - Dates

Center the Time


Just like we did with Price.

IBM

Top in IBM in April 3rd


Manual Calculations for
this.
Notice the Time Control

IBM in Days

Stand out is that the


April 23 Low is picked
by both Methods.

Date Square

Centered April 3rd


April 23rd is 270 in
the next revolution.

Goog Dates

Putting it all together


The Golden Rules!

Putting it all together


The Golden
Rules.

Never adopt a new technique without


testing.
Never neglect what has been working
for you in the past.
These do not work all the time.

Putting it all together


The Golden
Rules.

Build a case.
Start

with major turns.


Add in minors.
Do you see confluence? Watch that price.

Always wait for confirmation of a


change in trend.

Further Information
There are two people who can teach more than I
on the Square of 9

Constance Brown, CMT www.AeroInvest.com

Alan Oliver, www.TradingWithGods.com

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