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The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure: A Comprehensive Guide to the Theory and Practical Use of the Point and Figure Charting Method by Jeremy du Plessis

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Chapter 6: Analysing Point and Figure Charts

You can’t just draw a Point and Figure chart like you can draw a line, bar or candle chart. Point and Figure charts have parameters that need to be determined before the chart can be drawn, so there are a number of thought processes you need to go through. This chapter takes you through those processes so that you can make the decisions that affect the look and feel of the Point and Figure chart. After explaining these processes to you, the chapter completes with an analysis of two stock indices; the FTSE 100 Index and the NASDAQ Composite Index.

Before drawing any Point and Figure chart, you must decide on the underlying data you will use, then the box and reversal size and then the construction ...

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