There are two quite different sides to Gann analysis, the deeply theoretical, seeking to understand the essence of the science behind Gannís market theory, the Law of Vibration, and the outright practical, looking for working tools and techniques that will help with applied trading. Though our greatest interest is in the cosmological theory behind Gannís work, and the universe in general, we also specialize on the practical tools that traders need to specifically analyze and trade the markets. Some Gann experts excel at theory, while others are simply practical traders who are less focused on ideas in deference to trading techniques. This category will specifically focus upon the books and courses that provide very specific and applied tools from Gannís toolbox used for real time trading. Some may explore deeper theoretical principles and some may just focus on pure trading tools, but this category will give working techniques to better fill the arsenal of any trader. We often recommend that new Gann students focus first on developing a practical trading ability, so that they can fund their future research with profits from their trades, and then also apply new insights from their theoretical study to their practical trading as they advance. This section will help to identify those most practical tools.
Dan Ferrera is one of the most respected market analysts and educators in the Gann field. For 20 years his works have been some of the most popular in our catalog. Aside from being one of the clearest interpreters of Gann, he also has produced his own advanced work, The Spirals of Growth & Decay, developed prior to his analysis and presentation of Gannís theories. For those seeking a solid, Masterís Degree level education in technical Gann analysis, we cannot recommend anything more highly than Ferreraís works.
Ferrera has written detailed course on every angle of Gannís work and provides a fast track into a deep understanding of each field of Gannís work as well as advanced topics in technical analysis. He has works on cycles analysis, Gannís Square of 9, Gannís Mass Pressure Charts, one on risk management and Gannís swing trading system, another on the details of Gannís complex geometrical and mathematical tools, one on astrological Bible interpretation, on teaching how to create yearly forecasts like his own yearly Outlooks, which give a prediction for each year, and more. If you are wanting to get a first taste of Gann and to save yourself years of hard work putting together his ideas, Ferrera is a perfect place to start, and walking through his series of fantastic is like getting a Masterís degree in Gann and technical analysis.
W.D. Gann Works
W. D. Gannís private courses represent the most important of all of Gannís writings, and go into much greater detail than his public book series, with which most people are only acquainted. They should be carefully studied in their full detail, as they contain the deepest insights into Gannís theories ever presented. Stock traders must be sure to study all the commodity courses and vice versa, since Gann often put techniques that applied to all markets in only one or another course.
We stock the complete collection of the works of W.D. Gann, both his courses and books. Our set of Gannís courses were initially collected and compiled by Dr. Baumring and Donald Mack in the 1980ís from dozens of original rare private course that were distributed by Gann throughout his career. Many people mistakenly think that Gann just wrote two courses called the Master Stock Course and Master Commodity Course. This couldnít be further from the truth! Each of Gannís ďcoursesĒ were actually small, ďsectionsĒ of a few pages to a few dozen pages, individually bound in paper folders. These various pieces were then compiled into different sets which he sold as various collections at different prices to different students over the decades. Some were more commonly sold to all students, while other were more secretive and sold only to close private students who often signed non-disclosure agreements, and paid exorbitantly high prices. It is these rarest pieces that make the difference between one collection and another.
The later courses Gann sold in the 1940ís and that he ďcalledĒ the Master Courses were nothing but various compiled collections of these smaller pieces, and would vary according to who purchased them and what price they paid, and were never set until after Gannís death when purchased by Ed Lambert. For instance, there are pieces that Gann advertised in the 1950ís as ďnewĒ like his Master Mathematical Formula for Market Predictions, or his rare #3 Master Time Factor Course which were never included in his ďMaster CoursesĒ, and similarly were never included with any of the Lambert Gann courses sold by Lambert or the Jonesí from the 60ís until now. So these ďmasterĒ courses are and have always been incomplete collections. Further, the Lambert Gann courses sold by Billy Jones through the turn of the century, were retyped and re-edited by Billy so that they did not provide the original unadulterated content that Gann produced, making them unreliable, edited versions. Our editions are exact facsimiles of the original copies sold by Gann, with no editing or adulteration of any kind.
Our 6 Volume set of Gannís Collected Writings was further supplemented by new finds of rare pieces, like those mentioned above, rediscovered by the Institute over the past 30 years since Baumringís death, and comprises the most complete and the only properly organized set of courses that are available. Gann has very particular sets that he sold only to his higher end clientele, placed in specific order to provide a particular logic to his work. Our collection maintains this order and includes a further collection of rare and historical courses, letters and private materials which make our collection the most complete and important collection available. Serious students of Gann should beware most ďsupposedĒ collections of Gannís writings as most are unauthorized, incomplete, and distorted representations of his work, and cannot be trusted. Our set it the most reliable set of Gannís unadulterated and most important work availableÖ
While W.D. Gannís own original work is a critical element for any Gann researcherís collection, most people will find Gannís work to be extremely vague, complicated and difficult to penetrate on their own. In our experience, it can take many years, if not decades for the ordinary analyst to, by themselves, digest and apply the deeper techniques of Gannís, without significant help by well-seasoned analysts and traders who have dedicated years to decoding and creating practical tools from Gannís techniques. This is why there is a fundamental and valuable secondary market of works presenting and developing Gannís ideas, and making them accessible to any trader. We believe that the best teachers in this field are not competitors, but are fellow contributors to an ongoing field of research, and that their work is mutually supportive and will provide expanded insights when more material is understood.
We maintain the largest collection of secondary works on Gann Theory of anyone in the field. Many of these books we publish ourselves, and are written by top Gann experts and experienced Gann traders from across the world. However, we also review works written by other Gann experts across the field, and add to our catalog any material we consider to be of high quality and importance from the global community of Gann analysts. With our experience in the field, we are well qualified and to provide a peer review of these materials, so as to filter out the best quality work from that of a lower caliber, and then present these to our clientele who demand the highest standards. So any book or course that you find in this catalog can generally be considered to be of the upper echelon of works on Gann analysis. We have new authors submit their research to us ongoingly, so that we are always adding new items to our catalog with fresh insights, alternative techniques or new ideas. In this way we are able to save our clients significant wasted funds in exploring the territory at their own cost.
Daniele Prandelli Swing Trading with Gann’s Planetary Lines & Master Time Factor
About the Author
The Institute of Cosmological Economics is proud to represent the continuing publications of Daniele Prandelli. Daniele is an accomplished trader who specializes in contemporary market forecasting applications of the great W.D. Gann. He is admired and respected for his ability to distill Gann's complex concepts into clearly defined and easily applicable trading techniques and strategies.
Prandelli's work has developed a pathway to the integration of advanced market knowledge with sensible and dependable trading methodologies. The insights and tools that Prandelli offers can greatly assist inexperienced or unsuccessful traders to develop both tangible market knowledge and a reliable system of trading with consistent profit potential. For the advanced trader, it offers a new arsenal of tools from the great W. D. Gann’s toolbox. This work provides an education for market practitioners of all levels.
Prandelli's approach to teaching and writing lays out a practical and consistent strategy for trading. It provides a clear and logical sequence of steps, leading from forecasting through analysis to trade imitation. Trades are placed using very tight risk management, assuring maximum risk/reward on every trade.
The Institute of Cosmological Economics is proud to support Prandelli’s continuing efforts in assisting traders of all levels to learn to make consistent profits in the markets.
Daniele Prandelli hails from the provincial surrounds of Milano, in the north of Italy. He possesses a degree in Economics and currently divides his time between London's financial center and his Italian homeland.
His first exposure to the world of Cosmological Economics was at the age of 17 when Daniele came across a book of his father's relating to the geometry of financial markets. This encounter laid down a path of learning that changed the course of his life forever. As his development continued he inevitably found his studies immersed in the works of George Bayer and in particular, those of the great W.D. Gann.
An Education in Risk Management
Like most traders, Prandelli has walked a long and arduous path of training, practice and study to develop the practical trading principles and strategies that he utilizes and presents in his courses.
In the earlier stages of his trading career, Prandelli had developed promising foundations for the tools that he now uses to project price and time levels, but like many before him, he struggled with the integration of these insights into a working trading methodology.
Simply forecasting price and time levels (even with high accuracy) is not necessarily enough to produce consistent profits and achieve long term success in the markets. After losing his trading capital on two different occasions, Prandelli learned the invaluable lesson of Risk Management. He augmented his prior knowledge to develop robust systems of entry, stop placement, position sizing, and exit strategies. The integration of these new tools with his price and timing insights galvanized his work into a sophisticated and profitable trading strategy.
Balancing the Psychology of the Self with that of the Markets
Prandelli's trading methods are also greatly influenced by an emphasis upon the role that psychology plays in the achievement of his successes with the markets.
His personal practice has conjoined an exploration of deeper studies into the mind and psyche alongside the embodiment of physicality through exercise and training.
Prandelli insists that both of these aspects support his ability to maintain the clarity and balance that is essential for accommodating the numerous stressors that are coupled with a life spent trading the markets.
Through an excellent foundation in risk management and the deployment of the tools outlined in his two ICE courses, Prandelli has engineered consistent results and dependability in trading the markets.
In this book Prandelli unravels the correct application of one of the most intriguing, yet least understood (or properly applied) methods of the great W. D. Gann; the application of Planetary Price Lines. Few traders have been able to demonstrate the true potential of this powerful tool, due to the lack of the right conversion factor, which allows for the influence of these celestial forces to be effectively plotted on today's electronic charts with their extended price scales.
Prandelli’s Law solves the puzzle of Gann’s planetary price line technique by developing a mathematical conversion rate through which functional and powerful planetary lines can be laid out on any chart, in any market, on any time frame from intraday to long term.
Without employing his unique conversion factor, one can put planetary lines on charts all day long, but they do not give dependable, accurate and tradable results.
The Law of Cause and Effect by Daniele Prandelli ( $1,995.00 )
The Polarity Factor System (PFS) integrates directly with his work on Planetary Price Lines by using those lines from a weekly down to an intraday level to determine entry and exit points and to place precise stops, as close as 3 points on the S&P. It further adds the all-important element of time, creating a . model and yearly forecast based upon his interpretation of Gann’s Master Time Factor.
He does this with an equivalent sophistication and precision to determine not just potential turning points, but the actual polarity of the turns as well. This second course provides the timing mechanics to consistently deliver turning points on a daily and weekly timescale with an accuracy that consistently exceeds 70%.
The Polarity Factor System by Daniele Prandelli ( $2,995.00 )
The Annual PFS Forecast Bulletins
For the first time in 2012, Prandelli published his annual 2013 PDF Forecast Bulletins for the S&P 500, and Grain markets of Soybeans and Corn. His forecast results once again demonstrate his success and consistency in capturing the major market moves.
The trades outlined in the bulletin are based upon the techniques presented in his 2 courses, The Law of Cause & Effect, and The Polarity Factor System. The bulletins present his Key Price Levels and PFS Timing Points. Those with Prandelli’s courses can produce these exact same results for themselves, as there is no subjectivity in his forecasting, it is a mathematical process used to generate the timing and price models.
The PFS Grain Forecast Bulletin for 2019 by Daniele Prandelli ( $125.00 )
The PFS S&P & Grain Forecast Bulletin for 2019 by Daniele Prandelli ( $195.00 )
The PFS S&P Forecast Bulletin for 2019 by Daniele Prandelli ( $125.00 )
Since 2009, Prandelli has maintained the popular market subscription service "I am in Wall Street" which details his daily analysis and trades. This service has documented his track record to demonstrate consistent monthly returns of over 10% in both the S&P (since 2009), and Soybeans (since 2012) markets.
Prandelli's trading results provide an excellent illustration of his consistency and profitability:
Dr. Goulden takes a different approach to market analysis than most normal traders and educators. As a Cambridge educated scholar, Goulden is interested in deep principles and in exploring the foundations and implications of both trading techniques and the systems behind them. Before he was ever interested in the markets, he was asked by a friend why Gannís tools and system are considered to be based upon metaphysical principles. He found this question intriguing and engaged in deep research in the field to answer this question. In this process he recreated a new set of tools based upon principles of Ancient Geometry and Celestial Mechanics. His tools are taken from the same sources as Gannís and are quite powerful, but are slightly different from Gannís, so that traders often use them as non-correlated cross-confirmation tools giving similar technical indications but from different perspectives.
His work is deep and has many layers of application and exploration that can be derived from it. His latest work on financial astrology, The Secrets of the Chronocrators, looks back to the astrological and astronomical systems of the ancients, reviving the more mathematical and technical astrology of the Great Masters of the medieval and prior times. Exploring principles like Spherical Astronomy and subtle movements of the Solar System, it seeks to develop a more advanced and scientific system of astrology determination as distinguished from the simpler forms that are generally known. It represents a new movement to re-explore the deeper scientific systems of the ancients that were lost in the press towards the development of a purely mechanical science.
Goulden is a superb educator and the most active Forum moderator that we have seen, with each of his Forums for his courses having 1000ís of posts with detailed questions and answers, deviling deeply into further and new fields of research beyond what is presented in his courses. His Online Forums serve as an advanced classroom where the details of his theories are discussed and elaborated and where students share their research and work with each other while overseen by Goulden, who continually presents new ideas and suggestions.
Hasbrouck Space and Time
One of our great historical discoveries is the Hasbrouck Space-Time Archives, a collection of rare research materials and forecast letters lost for over 30 years. This research develops a new theory of market influence based upon Solar Field Force Theory that was developed during the birth of the space age. The Hasbroucks were deeply connected to the esoteric and financial market communities from the 1920ís through the 1970ís, and contributed a new and recontextualized presentation of information taken from older original esoteric sources. They present a new field of study of solar phenomena, space weather prediction, earthquake prediction and market forecasting.
Muriel Hasbrouck was the inspiring force behind the research, which a foundation in Theosophy and trained as a classical pianist, she pursued an interest in original source works in astrology, through the turn of the 19th century into the early 20ís. She studies with greats like Walter Russell, Paul Foster Case, Aleister Crowley, and Israel Regardie within the esoteric fields. In the market realms she was close with many of the great analysts of her day like Edson Gould, Edward Dewey, Hamilton Bolton, SA Nelson, and more. She and her husband Louis produced a well-received forecasting letter for 30 years called Space Time Forecasting of Economic Trends, and are now quite famous for forecasting the exponential bull market of the 90ís and subsequent crash 50 years in advance! Their theories of Solar influence upon human and earthly experience through geomagnetic influences still lie at the cutting edge of scientific speculation.
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 Gannís system of trading and market order. However, even further, Baumring rediscovered and elaborated the system of scientific cosmology at the root of Gannís Law of Vibration. There is absolutely no other Gann teaching that goes anywhere near as deep as Baumringís work, or that even so much as attempts to approach the core ideas developed by Baumring. This study is for those who are interested in the mysteries behind the markets and the ordering system behind the universe itself. This is the study of cosmological theory on its deepest level, and of the interaction between man and the cosmos in which he lives, explored through an examination of causation and propagation of forces in the financial markets.
Dr. Baumringís course program is not easy, and should not be approached without the willingness to commit at least a few years to the study. It is a long and detailed course, requiring the equivalent level of research and difficulty as most PhD programs, but in the field of Gann Analysis, which is not taught at any university. It requires many years of challenging work including the reading of many dozens (if not 100ís) of books required to develop the foundations needed to understand Gannís approach to the markets. It is a very serious study that should only be approached by those willing to dedicate themselves to intense thinking and vast research across many fields of knowledge including: astronomy, biology, physics, finance, cycles, wave mechanics, geometry, mathematics, astrology, numerology, number theory, numerous esoteric and alternative scientific theories, and much, much more. Baumring summarized his system by the term ďNumerical AstrophysicsĒ in an attempt to give a modern name to an ancient theory that Gann himself had discovered.
Of all the analysts and traders we have known, the most advanced have all come to their understanding through following the lead of Dr. Baumring, or through having gone through a similar and parallel study and path of research to his. His teachings represent the ďbest of the bestĒ of all material on Gann publicly available, but it will not give up its secrets to a mere superficial perusal. Baumring does not spell out simple explanations of how Gannís techniques work, but rather leads his students into the depth of the science behind the system, while slowly elaborating how the techniques build upon this deeper science. For those seeking a fast path to the application of Gann exoteric trading principles, this is NOT it! Baumringís work is not merely some market trading program, and indeed if approached this way may be found to be dissatisfactory.
Baumring himself often said to his students, ďIf you only are looking to make money, donít bother studying Gann, itís too difficult. Simply study swing trading systems, risk management and options strategies, and you can make all the money you want to make.Ē (Note: we have excellent books on these alternativesÖ) There are much easier and more direct methods to learn to effectively trade the markets than studying Gann. Those in more of a hurry to apply Gannís work to trading may want to begin with the work of Ferrera or one of our most applied analysts, like Prandelli or Gordon Roberts, and save the Baumring work for a later time to explore at your leisure.