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.
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.
W.D. Gann Works
We stock the complete collection of the works of W.D. Gann.
His private courses represent the most important of all of his writings, and go into much greater detail than the public book series. Our 6 Volume set of Gann’s Collected Writings comes with supplementary rare source materials. The most reliable set of Gann’s unadulterated and most important work available.
Dr. Jerome Baumring
The work of Dr. Baumring is the core inspiration upon which this website is based. He is the only known modern person to have fully cracked the code of WD Gann’s complete system of trading. Baumring rediscovered and elaborated the system of scientific cosmology behind Gann’s Law of Vibration. A long and detailed course, equivalent to a PhD in Gann Analysis.
Cosmological Economics in Theory & Practice
The Gann Theory Study Guide Understand & Apply Gann’s Legendary Trading Techniques
Who is it for?
People who want to learn about W. D. Gann’s legendary forecasts and returns from the master and his best contemporaries.
Professional traders, brokers, or money managers who want to know what the market is doing.
Experienced traders who who are looking for new tools to add to their arsenal.
Long-term Gann students who need help advancing their studies to new levels.
Persons who want to know how and why Gann did what he did.
While Dr. Baumring’s course series represents the primary pathway into the complete science behind Gann’s Law of Vibration, there are numerous other excellent interpretations and valuable applied techniques available based upon various partial elements of Gann Theory. Most traders and researchers are not concerned with understanding every inch and detail of Gann’s system. Rather, most are seeking practical techniques and tools that they can use for forecasting and trading the markets that will not require many years to understand and apply.
This Study Guide presents our selection of the very best works leading to a deeper understanding and successful application of Gann Theory. Gann’s works themselves represent a key segment of this category, but as many will attest, they can be quite challenging to interpret on their own. For this reason, there are a number of skilled analysts and traders that have distilled elements of Gann Theory down to practical techniques and methodologies that we strongly recommend for an accelerated entry into the complex world of Gann Analysis.
Each of these works provides a different angle, tool, perspective, focus, framework or skill taught by Gann. Each author has explored and developed their work over considerable time, and has distilled the essence down into these important interpretive works which will save the uninitiated seeker many years on his path to becoming a competent Gann Analyst or trader. Each book listed here represents the compilation of 1000’s of hours if not many years of dedicated research, trial, and error by these individuals. Thus, we consider this the best place to start as a first introduction to Gann studies, and for an accelerated application of some of Gann’s most powerful techniques.
Daniel T. Ferrera’s Master’s Series on Gann Analysis
Ferrera’s courses are our most popular Gann courses, and we strongly suggest them as the first and best place to begin. He takes Gann’s most difficult ideas and boils them down into clear and practical tools that can be applied by any trader, once Ferrera has explained them. His series of books and courses work through all of Gann’s most important ideas, step by step, presenting lucid explanations and demonstrating how to use these tools for practical forecasting and trading. Ferrera’s work alone is like a Master’s Degree in Gann Theory & Analysis.
Eric Penicka’s work, Gann Science: The Periodic Table & The Law of Vibration takes its lead from Gann’s first public interview in The Ticker and Investment Digest in 1909. In this interview, Gann lays out the clearest description of his system of the Law of Vibration that he was using to trade and forecast the markets at the start of his career. It presents the science from Gann’s day relating to the Periodic Table of elements and the chemical theory of the market. Penicka presents the clearest thesis as to how Gann’s spectacular trading shown in the Ticker Interview was accomplished, giving the scientific foundations behind this side of Gann’s work while developing the theory into a powerful arsenal of trading tools and practical applications based upon this insight.
Daniele Prandelli’s Gann Systems
Prandelli is a very practical analyst and swing trader and his course are popular with traders looking for clear methodologies and a working swing trading system using some of Gann’s best tools. This work is extremely practical and is used by many working traders to generate consistent returns.
Robert Rundle’s 2-volume set, Magic Words Thru The Zodiac, is one of our most unusual works which seeks to decode Gann’s most mysterious book, The Tunnel thru the Air. This romance novel written by Gann in 1927 is a front for a complex astro/cyclical code that Gann used to embed many of his deepest secrets. Rundle discovered a Masonic cypher that he uses to decode cycle lengths and starting points to reveal important cycles in varied markets. This study presents a completely different side of Gann’s work and opens up a doorway into a vast study of the most complex side of Gann.
Applied Gann Based Trading Systems
Each of the following works are excellent! Walker provides a thorough analysis of Gann’s swing trading system applied by Gann over 17 years of trading. Robert’s work gives the best presentation of Gann’s Position Trading theory which generates large returns from small capital. Goulden’s work creates a correlative package of tools that integrate with Gann’s best work.
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.
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.
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.