# Basic Fibonacci Trading. by Neal Hughes (FibMaster) http://www.fibmaster.

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618 Fibonacci ratio .382 Fibonacci ratio.Table of contents: Page 04 Page 06 Page 09 Lesson 1: Introduction Lesson 2: The . Lesson 3: The .

. 1. entertaining. 8.Lesson 1: Introduction Fibonacci is the basis of many trading methodologies.50. . 2.618. but it really isn't. and of course rabbit populations.236.. 2. The important ones are . Neal applies his Fibonacci analysis to the price scale. and not precisely to the penny. 5. Fibonacci numbers and ratios appear in ancient buildings. 13. It turns out that the ratios are mathematical principles prevalent in nature around us. and each alternate number. planets. Forex.html We do have to cover some ground before we can get to the charts. Futures. Not always. and so close as to be truly amazing! . . By comparing the relationship between each number. in plants. 3.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Fibonacci. will often retrace in Fibonacci proportions.ac. Fibonacci is best remembered for his Fibonacci sequence.764. 1. Remember. 1. This can start to look complicated. and for good measure we include 1. but it is interesting. http://www-groups. and is also in man-made objects. all instruments which are liquid.618. we arrive at some fairly consistent ratios.236.382. when you have the time. Indices.. Stocks. and many billions of dollars are traded every year based on Fibonacci techniques. prices never move in a straight line. When you look at any chart you will easily see the ebb and flow of a stock as its’ price advances and retraces.382. which is the series of numbers where each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. But of what use is all that to the intrepid trader? Traders usually study charts! Fibonacci ratios may be applied to the Price scale and also to the time scale of charts. so his focus here will be on the price scale. We're not going to bore you with the history of Leonardo Pisan. 55… What we are interested in is the ratio between these numbers: the Fibonacci ratios.dcs.st-and. and poetic observations about Fibonacci numbers and ratios in the universe. and advance in Fibonacci proportions. molecules. 34. 1. and even each number to the one four places to the right. Fibonacci. 21. ..618. take a look at the following link for some biographical info.00. But very often. 4. There are many interesting. the dimensions of human bodies. So.

. he highlights some of the techniques he has developed from his successful trading career. He has developed an entire trading methodology based on Fibonacci Analysis.78 (\$59. In this chart MSFT made a high of (approximately) \$59. In this lesson he will focus on the .com. In this series of free lessons. Neal talked about the many Fibonacci ratios.fibmaster. This is the second of our free email lessons on Fibonacci trading. (FibMaster).382 Fibonacci ratio.19). by Neal Hughes. it moved down to make a low of \$30.19 in May of 2000. Neal is a trader with over 20 years of experience trading the markets. at http://www.97 in December of 1999. After that. Let’s look at Microsoft weekly chart. The down move was \$29. quite a substantial amount.382 ratio and what it means to you as a trader.97\$30. In the last lesson.Lesson 2: The .

382) of the prior move. Here’s how you calculate the Fibonacci ratio.20). We don't need that degree of accuracy! Move forward in time and see what happens. and via his real-time on-line chat facility.2% of the down-move it would reach \$41.382 Fibonacci level !! What does this mean to you. inperson seminars. .564.57 level.78 by the .382 Fibonacci ratio which equals \$11.37 to the current low of \$30.37. by resisting (or support in an up-move) near that predicted retracement area. if MSFT were to rally 38. MSFT rallied and resisted right at that . this video is the place to start. the steps involved are: 1) Calculate the total value of a significant price-move (high to low. the trader? It means you will know ahead of time there will be probable resistance at that \$41. Neal believes in keeping it simple. optimum entry. 2) Calculate a Fibonacci retracement (in this case . You multiply the down move of \$29. Download it to your computer today: Click to order seminar.78 is \$11. His "Introduction to Fibonacci Trading" video seminar is easy to understand. If you're interested in trading with Fibonacci. (We are using rounded numbers in these calculations). Several weeks later. His complete techniques are available in on-line video seminars. or viceversa).57 (\$11. There are many ways to trade this chart. Neal Hughes uses Fibonacci ratios with a few simple indicators to help determine probable price turning points. In other words.37. So 38. Now add that \$11. To review. exit and stop-loss levels. and has gone to great lengths to make Fibonacci trading easily understandable. but you should know how to calculate them yourself.57. and shows you how Fibonacci techniques are applied to actual charts.37+\$30. and we will get to that in future lessons. The chart above calculates it to be \$41. 3) Look for price to confirm.Most charting software packages include Fibonacci ratios.20 and you get \$41.2% of \$29. For more details.

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64.22. (FibMaster).618 ratio. In the last lesson Neal focused on the . Here’s the math: multiply the down move of \$17. Let’s look at Microsoft daily chart. There was a high in July 2000 of \$41. a down move of \$17. In this series of free lessons.618 Fibonacci ratio This is the third of our free email lessons on Fibonacci trading.618 and you get \$10. Neal is a professional trader with over 20 years of experience trading the markets.22 by the Fibonacci ratio of . at http://www. .64 to the low of \$24.com.86. In this lesson he will look at the . Now add that \$10. He has developed an entire trading methodology based on Fibonacci Analysis.22.fibmaster.Lesson 3: The . by Neal Hughes.44 and a subsequent low in October 2000 of \$24. he highlights some of the techniques he has developed from his successful trading career. (Again. most charting packages do these calculations for you).22 and you get \$34.382 Fibonacci ratio.