Donald Bradley is famous for creating the Siderograph model of market action, and he wrote other astrological books which we publish in our Collected Works of Donald Bradley.
His Siderograph Model is famous for providing an almost perfect model of market action over the year. Our course has 100 years of Siderograph models (1950-2050).
Ferrera Gann Analysis
Mysteries of Gann Analysis Unveiled! by Daniel T. Ferrera. Ferrera's Master Course on advanced Gann Analysis and forecasting covering Mass Pressure, geometric angles, planetary cycles, Permanent Charts, astrology, Squaring Price & Time, planetary vectors, Secrets of Gann Angles, mathematical grids, Solar Longitude and Square of 9.
Baumring Reading List
Dr. Baumring's reading lists were very comprehensive, covering all areas of the markets, sciences and metaphysical fields.
Baumring was an intensive scholar who read 1800 words a minute and had a photographic memory, thus extendinghis scope.
Baumring's 10,000 volume library included around 500 books which he saw as core information.
Modern astronomy is a pale derivative of the true "logic of the cosmos", Astrology, the science of all-pervasive relationships between cosmos and man.
Early proponents of "astronomy" were ALL students of the Astrological arts, from Ptolemy, to Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Tyco Brahe, and Newton.
The Tarot, also known as the Book of Wisdom has a long and interesting history reaching back to its first documented appearance in the 1500’s.
Legend atributes the Tarot to Ancient Egypt and a supposed underground temple with images on the walls.
The symbolic cards passed down via wandering "gypsies", and were commonly used in fortune telling.
The Canon refers primarily to an ancient esoteric system of knowledge and cosmology encoded into temples, artifacts, art and monuments.
The Egyptians had a specific Canon to lay out the grids upon which they designed their art, and there are also canons of proportion used in the Renaissance, as well as by later artists, geometers and musicians.
Our catalog has fascinating fictional works which relate to our various fields of interest and present deep ideas from a dramatic perspective in a readable context.
Books like Gann’s "Tunnel Through the Air" fall into this category, along with Alchemical allegories and metaphysical mysteries.
W.D. Gann Works
We stock the complete collection of the works of W.D. Gann.
His private courses represent the most important of his writings, going into much greater detail than the public book series. Our 6 Volume set of Gann's Collected Writings includes supplementary rare source materials, and is the most reliable compliation of Gann's unadulterated vital work.
Dr. Jerome Baumring
The work of Dr. Baumring is the core inspiration upon which this entire website is based. Baumring is the only known modern person to have cracked the code behind WD Gann’s system of trading and market order.
Baumring found and elaborated the system of scientific cosmology at the root of Gann’s Law of Vibration.
There is no other Gann teaching that gets close to the depth of Baumring’s work.
The Power of Strategic Leveraging How to Generate Higher Returns with Leverage Linked to System Performance
From Catalin Plapcianu’s Course The Square: Quantitative Analysis of Financial Price Structure
The Square by Catalin Nicolae Plapcianu ( $3,000.00 )
The importance of leveraging is not something that is fully understood by most traders as being a KEY component in the development of a trading system capable of producing spectacular returns like those demonstrated by W. D. Gann in his famous 1909 Ticker Interview. In fact, many traders do not understand that the ability to use higher degrees of leverage is based almost solely upon the degree of accuracy of the predictions generated by the system. When Gann’s associate, William Gilley stated:
“He has taken half a million dollars out of the market in the past few years. I once saw him take $130, and in less than one month run it up to over $12,000. He can compound money faster than any man I ever met."
This capacity to compound money at rates of 12,500% return in one month is only achieved through the exactitude of predictions coupled with an aggressive leveraging of account margin.
It should be clear there is NO market that is capable of moving 12,000% in one month. In fact, if you calculate the complete movement of every swing that occurs in the market, it will be found that most markets move approximately 70% per month. Therefore, if you caught every swing in the market, the maximum you could make would be only 70%. Since no one trades every complete swing, even if one captured half of each swing, this would only produce a 35% return, unleveraged. Therefore, the ONLY way that that such huge returns can be generated is by using extreme leverage. And in order to use extreme leverage, a trader must be able to take positions with precise accuracy and incredibly limited risk. The reason for this is that when using such extreme leverage, if one’s projections are not precise, the stop losses, even when very tightly placed, would be so large that only a few losses would quickly drain an account.
Therefore, an important element in the development of a trading system capable of producing returns in the 100’s to 1000’s of percent is the proper strategic use of leverage in one’s trading. And the degree of leverage is, by necessity, dependent upon the accuracy and precision of the signals or projections generated by the trading system. A system that generates less accurate signals, say within a 10-20% range of the price or time of an expected turning point must limit its risk by using little to no leverage. However, a methodology that produces highly accurate projections in both price and time, down to minutes and cents, will allow increasing levels of leverage in accordance to the percentage of accuracy of the system.
This is a key element in the development and use of the Hyperbolic and Circular algorithms presented in this series, particularly as they advanced through their 3 Levels of sophistication. The Hyperbolic algorithm, being a trend following system, is by nature not fundamentally seeking exact turning points, but is rather focused upon catching increasingly larger trend segments, so that one would not use the highest degrees of leverage with it. However, as it advances from the Hyperbolic 1 to Hyperbolic 3, the increasing functions coordinated across both price and time and then price/time, do significantly heighten the accuracy of its projections, allowing for an ongoing ramping up of leverage as the algorithm progresses to its more advanced stages.
At the same time, the statistical analysis features provided with the Hyperbolic 1-3 subscription Apps contribute to this leverage evaluation, since it is possible to determine specific risk parameters in different markets on different timeframes through backtesting, thereby allowing various appropriate degrees of leverage to be applied in different situations according to the statistical performance of the system. In the following Leverage Analysis, 5 markets have been selected from our prior Statistical Performance section, and a leverage analysis has been run on them demonstrating the results of each algorithmic application when run through 2 times, 5 times and 10 times leverage on the same trading signals. Following this summary, we have provided the actual trades generated in each of these cases for three of the sample markets, so as to give some detail of the difference in results and the capabilities of the algorithms when systematically applied.
Following the Leverage Analysis, are provided a set of account records demonstrating the results of actual real-time trading in the most advanced type of scenario. This uses the Circular 3 algorithm, the most advanced tool presented in this series, which is specifically developed to project very accurate turning points in both price and time. It is so exact that 3 out of 10 times it hits BOTH price and time EXACTLY! When it is not exact, another 4 of 10 times it is within 5% of the turning point in price and time. The final 3 occurrences fall farther outside these parameters and are considered misses.
When the algorithms perform with this level of accuracy, the leverage can be jacked up to extreme levels, like those used by W. D. Gann to produce the returns that he is so famous for. In the real-time trading records below, you will see that the account began with a mere 1000 Swiss Franc value, and was traded using 100 times leverage! Because of the precise accuracy of these projections, this massive leverage could be applied, using a stop loss in the currency markets of only 1 pip. Using this strategy, the Circular 3, which was NOT automated at that time, but was being traded manually, was able to produce a 1732% return in 5 months, turning a 1000 CHF account into 18324.38 CHF, a 4156.8% Annualized Return. This is a beautiful example demonstrating the power of these indicators when taken to their more advanced levels.
Hyperbolic 1 (Beta Version) Leverage Analysis
For these initial Level 1 indicators, we generally do NOT recommend using excessively high leveraging, though we will leave this determination to the level of experience and knowledge of the trader. As this series progresses, the Hyperbolic and Circular indicators on Level 2 and Level 3 will become more precise and efficient, allowing more highly leveraged positions to be safely taken with these more advanced indicators. However, even with the Level 1 indicators, in many cases leveraging 2x will work fine without significantly increasing risk, while producing double the returns. And in some cases, even higher leverage can be relatively safely used, according to the statistical results provided by the backtesting.
The following analysis and study of these variations is provided to help traders better understand the results of using different degrees of leverage when trading the Hyperbolic 1 algorithm. The primary factors required to determine the viability and degree of leveraging are the number of consecutive losses, or Loss Run, and the Maximum % Drawdown variables shown in the far right columns of the Statistical Performance section. As will be seen below, the smaller the Maximum % Drawdown, the higher the leverage possible, and the larger the % Drawdown, the less desirable it is to leverage the system. With this in mind, it is prudent to backtest longer data sets in order to determine probable drawdowns over extended periods.
We will give examples of three of cases below, the first showing a small maximum % drawdown (0.84%) in the USDJPY, then a mid-range drawdown (3.99%) with Google, and an extremely high drawdown (25.64%) in Facebook. It will be seen with the Facebook example that leveraging the account above 2x wiped out the entire account, exactly the situation we most want to avoid. The table shows a sample of 5 markets from Appendix 1, along with the results of trading them for the defined backtest period using a 2x, 5x, and 10x leverage factor. We will illustrate the 3 cases mentioned above just to show the potential positive and negative results which can occur using these various levels of leverage with the Hyperbolic 1 algorithm.
Hyperbolic 1 (Beta): Leveraged Returns
Summary of total returns across 5 markets using 3 different leverage factors(2x, 5x, 10x):
JPYUSD Leverage Study
60 Minute Interval
3 Month Backtest
Total Profit in 3 Months Non-Leveraged = 7.1%
Total Returns with 3 Increasing Leverage Factors – Trade Details 3 Month Returns:
Chart 1 – 2x Leverage = 14.6%
Chart 2 – 5x Leverage = 39.4%
Chart 3 – 10x Leverage = 89%
Google Leverage Study
15 Minute Interval
2 Month Backtest
Total Profit in 2 Months Non-Leveraged = 33.4%
Total Returns with 3 Increasing Leverage Factors – Trade Details – 2 Month Returns:
Chart 1 – 2x Leverage = 73.3%
Chart 2 – 5x Leverage = 264.4%
Chart 3 – 10x Leverage = 944.6%
Facebook Leverage Study
23 Month Backtest
Total Profit in 23 Months Non-Leveraged = 208.1%
Total Returns with 3 Increasing Leverage Factors – Trade Details 23 Month Returns:
Chart 1 – 2x Leverage = 538.3%
Chart 2 – 5x Leverage = -$57,326 Loss
Chart 3 – 10x Leverage = -$648,826 Loss
This example shows how using leverage can be HIGHLY RISKY!
The 23.75% drawdown caused the total loss of -$57,326 with 5x Leverage, and with 10x Leverage, a total loss of -$648,826 beneath the initial account value.
Following is a set of account records demonstrating the results of actual real time trading using the Circular 3 algorithm. This is the most advanced tool presented in this series, which is specifically developed to project very accurate turning points in both price and time. The Circular 3 algorithm is so exact that 3 out of 10 times it hits BOTH price and time EXACTLY! When it is not exact, another 4 of these times it is within 5% of the turning point in price and time. The final 3 occurrences fall farther out than this and are considered misses.
When the algorithms perform with this level of accuracy, the leverage can be jacked up to extreme levels, like those used by W. D. Gann to produce the returns that he is so famous for. In the real-time trading records below, you will see that the account began with a mere 1000 Swiss Franc value, and was traded using 100 times leverage. Because of the precise accuracy of these projections, this massive leverage could be applied, using a stop loss in the currency markets of only 1 pip. Using this strategy, the Circular 3, which was NOT automated at that time, but was being traded manually, was able to produce a 1732% return in 5 months, turning a 1000 CHF account into 18324.38 CHF, a 4156.8% Annualized Return.
On the 9th of May, just before the trade that made 3233.42 CHF there was an even 1000 CHF in the account.
Adding up all the P/L in the far right column we get 18324.38 CHF by the end of October, a 1732% profit on initial capital in 5 months.
These are the actual account records showing every trade in the sequence which produced this return. To see the types of turning points that were being identified by the Circular 3 algorithm, simply look back to the Forex charts for those currencies traded back at that time.
The intent of this course is to present, for the first time, the true meaning and mechanics of the Squaring of Price & Time.
It will provide absolute proof that the financial markets are mathematically controlled and predictable.
It will demonstrate that ALL market movement can be categorized into only 9 possible binary cases that will exist in any type of vibrational chart. Because "pivot" points in the market have 3 bars composing them, these 9 types will then be intersected with each other, resulting in 81 possible cases, represented in a 9x9 grid called the Universal Swing Chart, which logically orders and defines every possible variation of market action.
The Law of Vibration 4 Volume Series by Dr. Lorrie Bennett on Gann analysis explains the scientific foundations behind W.D. Gann's forecasting system, the Law of Vibration. Dr. Bennett is the first person since Dr. Baumring to solve much of the puzzle left behind by Gann! V1-Patterns, V2-Numbers, V3-Planets, V4-Geometry.
Books on the psychological element of the markets and trading. These works cover both how markets are influenced by the psychology of the individuals behind them, as well as the actual psychology behind trading for the trader.
Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf Schools, developed Anthroposophy, a science based on psychic perception of hidden elements in nature and reality.
Olive Whicher and George Adams extended projective geometry into a study of spiritual to material spaces.
Students of Gann find invaluable insights into Steiner's system, as taught by Dr. Baumring.
Glass Bead Game
This derives from a book by Hermann Hesse, representing an underlying symbolic cosmology that is the basis of all science, philosophy, spirituality and thought.
Hesse imagines a game created using universal symbols to represent flows of thought or information.
This is a metaphor for systems of esoteric symbolism underlying all knowledge.
The wisdom teachings of the Egyptian "Thoth" (the Greek Hermes) were preserved in the Hermetic Arcana, translated from Greek by Ficino during the Renaissance.
These trace back to the likes of Pythagoras and Solon (Socrates’ teacher), filtering through many channels to become the basis of Western Philosophy, Science and Esoteric traditions.
Esoteric and Pythagorean sciences love to play with the value and meaning of numbers, from the complex mathematical theories of the Platonists, via Fibonacci’s ideas, to number progressions, ratios, proportions, sequences, and chaos theory.
We specialize in the overlap of numerical and esoteric systems positing a more integrated cosmology.
Videos and DVD
Our ever growing collection of videos of lectures, films, documentaries covering subjects in our fields of interest. We keep our eye out for interesting and informative documentaries and add them to our catalog to help promote interesting ideas that are not so well known.
Daniel T. Ferrera
Our most popular author, Dan Ferrera is a master of making complicated ideas easy to apply. His 9 courses present KEY elements of Gann Theory and Technical Analysis including Time Cycles, the Square of 9, Periodicity, Price Structure, Swing Trading and Risk Management, providing advanced tools for the average trader.