Fibonacci in Nature – The Golden Ratio and the Golden Spiral

Fibonacci in Nature: The Golden Ratio and the Golden Spiral
The more you learn about Fibonacci, the more amazed you will be at its importance

By Elliott Wave International

If you’ve studied the financial markets, even for a short time, you’ve probably heard the term “Fibonacci numbers.” The ratios and relationships derived from this mathematical sequence are applied to the markets to help determine targets and retracement levels.

Did you know that Fibonacci numbers are found in nature as well? In fact, we can see examples of the Fibonacci sequence all around us, from the ebb and flow of ocean tides to the shape of a seashell. Even our human bodies are examples of Fibonacci. Read more about the fascinating phenomenon of Fibonacci in nature.

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How to Find Trading Opportunities in ANY Market- Fibonacci Analysis

How to Find Trading Opportunities in ANY Market: Fibonacci Analysis
In this article, Elliott Wave International’s Jeffrey Kennedy demonstrates ways to spot trading opportunities across any market and timeframe.

By Elliott Wave International

Elliott Wave International’s Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy is the editor of our Elliott Wave Trader’s Classroom and one of our most popular instructors. Jeffrey’s primary analytical method is the Elliott Wave Principle, but he also uses several other technical tools to supplement his analysis.

You can apply these methods across any market and any time frame.

Learn how you can get a free 14-page Fibonacci eBook at the end of this lesson.

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Learn How to Apply Fibonacci Retracements to Your Trading

See examples in a chart of the S&P 500

By Elliott Wave International

Fibonacci is the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. You will often find that Elliott waves correct in terms of Fibonacci ratios. The following article explains what you can expect when a market begins a corrective phase.

If you are interested in learning more about using Fibonacci in your trading, get your free 14-page eBook, How You Can Use Fibonacci to Improve Your Trading.


Retracements — Corrective Waves

Fibonacci Retracements

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3 Ways to Identify Support and Resistance

3 Ways to Identify Support and Resistance – 5 Chart Examples

By Elliott Wave International

Today’s lesson considers three ways to identify price support and resistance in the markets you trade.

  1. Previous highs and lows
  2. Trendline support
  3. Fibonacci Ratios

These examples are adapted from Jeffrey Kennedy’s Trader’s Classroom service.


1) Uptrends terminate at resistance while downtrends terminate at support. Previous highs and lows often act as resistance and support.

In ALCOA Inc (AA), the September 2012 selloff found support near the previous July 2012 low.

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How a Simple Line Can Improve Your Trading Success

How a Simple Line Can Improve Your Trading Success
Elliott Wave International’s Jeffrey Kennedy explains many ways to use this basic tool

By Elliott Wave International

The following trading lesson has been adapted from Jeffrey Kennedy’s eBook, Trading the Line — 5 Ways You Can Use Trendlines to Improve Your Trading Decisions. You can download the 14-page eBook here.

“How to draw a trendline” is one of the first things people learn when they study technical analysis. Typically, they quickly move on to more advanced topics and too often discard this simplest of all technical tools.

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Here is Why Trendlines Are Your New Best Friend, Part 1

Here’s Why Trendlines Are Your New Best Friend, Part 1
See how trendlines show you lasting price levels of risk-defining support in this real-world example from this free eBook

By Elliott Wave International

If financial market speculation were easy, then everyone would be well off — and the legendary investor Warren Buffett would be just a nice rich guy from Omaha with really cool glasses.

The reality is, successfully navigating the near- and long-term trends is exceptionally difficult. Gains can be big, but losses can often be even bigger.

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Moving Averages and the Wave Principle

Moving Averages and the Wave Principle
Improve your Elliott wave pattern identification skills with this lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy

By Elliott Wave International

Moving averages are one of the most widely-used methods of technical analysis because they are simple to use, and they work. Among Elliott wave traders, you will likely find an especially high percentage of investors and traders who incorporate moving averages into their Wave analysis.

Here’s why: you can use moving averages to identify Elliott waves.

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How Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade – FREE Lesson
These 3 charts help you understand how moving averages work

By Elliott Wave International

Moving averages are a popular tool for technical traders because they can “smooth” price fluctuations in any chart. EWI Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy gives a clear definition:

“A moving average is simply the average value of data over a specified time period, and it is used to figure out whether the price of a stock or commodity is trending up or down… one way to think of a moving average is that it’s an automated trend line.”

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How to Trade Diagonal Triangles

The Diagonal Triangle, sometimes called an “Ending Diagonal,” is one of thirteen Elliott Wave Patterns. It provides Superior Risk/Reward Trade Setups. According to Jeffrey W. Kennedy, Senior Analyst, editor Daily Futures Junctures and Monthly Futures Junctures, “The Diagonal Triangle is the most dynamic wave pattern above all others.” Learn about the “Kennedy Challenge” that could Turbocharge your Trading.

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