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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 10: Advanced Point and Figure Techniques

Chart 9-8: 1 x 3 Bullish Percent of Dax 30 Index constituents

Having remained stagnant for a century, the development of Point and Figure charts has leapt ahead in recent years with many new ideas and techniques being tried and tested. The first, and the one that kick started further development, is the use of moving averages [32] on Point and Figure charts. That has given rise to the others like the parabolic SAR [33] and Bollinger Bands [34] . In addition, Point and Figure charts are enhanced by the inclusion of a horizontal histogram showing either the price activity or the volume at each box level. The particular success of these techniques stems from the unique way in which they are ...

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