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.
Space/Time Forecasting Documents
from the Hasbrouck Space/Time Forecasting Archives
It began in the early thirties, with a dual objective:
On the part of Louis Hasbrouck (financially-minded) who wanted to find out what makes markets fluctuate -- that is, what lies behind the ebb and flow of economic change, particularly relative to recurrent phenomena of "boom and bust" such as he had just lived through in 1929
On the part of Muriel Bruce Hasbrouck (research-minded writer) who wanted to find out what makes people behave the way they do.
These two studies met, and merged, in 1931. Louis Hasbrouck had exhausted every available source of applicable knowledge relative to his basic question, only to find that nobody had an answer. Muriel Hasbrouck, despite psychology, philosophy, and genetics, had come to a dead end in her research. No one, it seemed, had found a principle of causality for economic fluctuation or for human behavior. At this point it was mutually decided to extend the search to older beliefs -- to plumb the depths of a concept and a theory which have persisted through the centuries:
The early Greek concept of a unified field of energy, whose center is the Sun, as enveloping, and interacting with everything that lives.
The Babylonian theory that variations in the forces of this field, calculable according to mathematical astronomy, correspond not only with seasonal shifts, but with many other types of change.
These related ideas are defined by Dr. Derek de Solla Price as "the twin origin ( of science) in the Graeco-Babylonian melting-pot." They provided the frame of reference from which could be developed -- thanks to modern physics from Faraday to Einstein and Bohr -- what can be called Space-Time Dynamics. Dr. Price further defines the process as "cross-fertilization," and he adds: "Whole new sciences have arisen from the confluence and interlocking of previously separated departments of knowledge." (Science Since Babylon, pp. 21-22. Yale.)
Space-Time Dynamics is one of these new sciences. It has taken thirty years of study and research to consolidate the various factors which made it possible to order and apply the SpaceTime Structure relative to cyclic change and evolution in world and economic affairs. Its application at the practical level of trend anticipation is the outcome of the realization of a logical relationship between the changing forces in the "field" of space-time and the changing moods and attitudes of people -- the realization that we, here on earth, are living in space-time; we are a part of it.
To put it briefly, there appears to be, in the field of space-time, an orderly cyclic wave of changing energy. What we have established is that the crests and troughs of these energy waves can be timed, that they coincide with major turning-points in economic history, and that these in turn are found to coincide with observable changes in the public mood. Thus it is clear that economic changes arise not from events, political actions, or manipulation of financial machinery, but from how people feel -- their desires, motivations, and attitudes. Many economic thinkers have accepted this as a theory. But no way has been found -- from the statistical approach -- to anticipate a change in public moods and motivations.
THE RECORD shows that by means of the space-time technique these changes can be anticipated and timed. We were able to predict, with confidence, the qualitative extent of the longest prosperity wave in recent economic history.
We published a broad forecast in January, 1959, under the title THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS. In it we predicted a rise and expansion of U.S. and world prosperity throughout that period -- which is still with us. This predicted expansion carried the Dow Jones Industrials from 525 in October, 1958 (when the forecast was written) to 900 in January, 1965. Gross National Product figures have moved up steadily from 460 to 630. We have also anticipated the interim down-turns, or interruptions. (See attached excerpts.)
THE PRESENT FORECAST evaluates and dates the crest, or peak, of this long cyclic wave we predicted -- and have experienced. With a ten-page anticipatory analysis of the timing, and the implications, of the coming change in economic climate, we include a prototype graph of the long range wave as it has coincided with the peaks and troughs of recent history -- with an interpretation of its meaning and significance -- projected through the coming peak. This, together with future discussion (personal or by mail) as to the practical application of the Forecast findings, we are offering at a subscription price of $250.
M. B. Hasbrouck, Louis Hasbrouck
Excerpts From Forecasts (1958 to 1964)
1 September, 1958
DJI 525, GNP 460
"Manufacturers, backed up by government pronouncements, are nurturing needs, wants, desires, and acquisitive ambitions to a point -- and at a tempo -- never before achieved in history by any country. All this tunes in with the natural wave of optimism for which the cycle pattern calls at this time."
2 February 16, 1959
DJI 610 / GNP 500
"Take the present. The economy is going through a minor trend change. We can expect public psychology to show more caution than has been recently exhibited, but the underlying mood continues to be one of confidence, which basically will continue up to the arrival of the big splurge indicated for 1964-64-65. . "
3 December 19, 1960
DJI 615 / GNP 525
"As you know, the present phase of uncertainty can be seen as ending in 1962, changing to a phase of certainty and/or optimism which will carry on up to the peak. . ."
4 January 27, 1961
DJI 630 / GNP 530
"If you will look at the graph I gave you a couple of months ago, you will observe that in the projection of the Dow Jones Industrials, a change in direction is indicated for about now: early February. . Let us remember, however, that the overall Graph shows that the basic underlying trend is constructive for several years to come. So it can be expected that many stocks will start up, or continue on an upward course, even in the face of continuing uncertainty."
5 April 11, 1962
DJI 695 / GNP 540
"As you may remember, the pattern for the past year (1961-62) calls for a period of uncertainty, lasting for another few months from now, but furnishing the basis for a final explosive upsurge in the economy."
6 July 9, 1962
DJI 580 / GNP 550
"In the next three years - plus - you should be able to double the dollar value of your fortune. Unknown to me, J.F.K. had picked April 11, 1962, for his attack on the steel industry. . ."
7 January 2, 1964
DJI 765 / GNP 575
"To summarize: just ahead lies 1964, gathering momentum toward a cycle peak, with energy very little interrupted by alarums and excursions."
Seven Years of Space Time Forecasts
From "The Next Seven Years" (American Mercury, January 1959)
"The next seven years will see the repetition of a recurrent phenomenon for which there is no obvious explanation. A period of world expansion and prosperity will be followed by a period of chaos, during which many things built up during the long approach to the prosperity peak will be destroyed, including the wealth of nations, groups, and individuals."
Early Letters...February 16, 1959:
"The underlying mood continues to be one of confidence, which basically will continue up to the arrival of the big splurge timed for 1963-64-65." July 9, 1962: "In the next three years, plus, you should be able to double the dollar value of your fortune."
From Forecast I (October 15 1964)
"Knowing with confidence, today, that by June, 1965, the velocity of human energy will begin to slow down, in preparation for a breakdown in spring, 1966."
"The first warning of the coming shift in economic climate timed (broadly) in the Forecast for the present period (June-July, 1965) has come outinto the open -- first in the behaviour, since May, of the New York and London stock prices, and second, in the unexpected speech by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board on June 1. The remaining months of 1965, and the early months of 1966, will offer a number of opportunities to shorten sail. The present period is a precursor as well as a warning" . . . . . (January 20, 1966) ''Objectively, then, where do we stand today in relation to the Spsce-Time Wave? WE HAVE COME, ONCE MORE, TO A PERIOD OF CRUCIAL CHANGE."
From Forecast II Summary, March 31, 1966
"Throughout the Space-Time Forecasts we have pointed out that history, in terms of events or conditions, never repeats. Therefore the disintegration that will set in from now on will follow a pattern of change unlike those following any previous peak period such as 1929, when the breakdown was first recognized through the spectacular crash in the stock market. . . The period from Early February to around the middle of May can bring a gradual, but continuous decline in public confidence."
Interim Letters...Second Series (June 7, 1966):
"In practically all financial planning, the confrontation of major and minor trend change is always a big problem. At this moment the question -- will there be a "summer rally?" -- is uppermost in the minds of many people . . . #2 (July 18) "It is important to remember at this time that 1966 is a different year from any we have ever known. Traditional notions, such as "summer rallies" should be regarded as cliches, and replaced by the clear-cut Space-Time view-point that the Big change has come -- the trend is DOWN, the word is BE LIQUID..." #3 (August 11) We do not in any way compete with the technical analysts. We do not comment on individual stocks or handle funds. Our vital objective is to keep you from being fooled by surface appearances, through bringing you a reliable TIMING frame of reference within which to do your investing, planning, and economic thinking . . Just as we were able to indicate early February as a market top, and mid-May as the low of a down-move from which recovery would be sporadic, sluggish, and unproductive, so we today bring you advance warning, in plenty of time to act, in the words of Hamilton Bolton: "Investors must recognize that probabilities of capital gains are thin, and that business men should be watching corporate policies with a wary eye." #4 (September 12) We therefore say, with added emphasis: any stock market rally that might show itself during September can be regarded as still another sporadic, abortive effort, an opportunity to shorten sail still further, sit on the hatches, and WAIT. Wait, that is, for the end of of this first radical deflation in stock prices when a balancing up-move can develop that will be worth while, in spite of the unavoidable fact that we are now in the first stages of a long down trend. "
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.