Pricing Cycles and Market Movements by Curtis Faith
This is the eBook version of the printed book.
This Element is an excerpt from Trading from Your Gut: How to Use Right Brain Instinct & Left Brain Smarts to Become a Master Trader (9780137047680) by Curtis Faith. Available in print and digital formats.
How market cycles work--and how to recognize when markets are about to change direction.
Prices move in cycles. Unfortunately for traders, these are not pretty sine-wave cycles. Market price patterns don’t repeat in regular form that’s easy to predict. However, the market does exhibit a clear up-and-down movement. The cycles occur because of pauses and changes in momentum. What causes these cycles? What drives seemingly sudden changes in direction?
Curtis Faith is author of Trading from Your Gut, as well as the bestselling book Way of the Turtle, which has sold 70,000 copies and has been translated into nine languages. In his early twenties, Faith earned more than $30 million as a member of the legendary Chicago trading group, the Turtles. He founded several software and high-tech startups, including a public company and an Inc. 500 firm. His books also include Inside the Mind of the Turtles.