Graphs and Their Application to Speculation (1936) by George W. Cole (aka: La Marquette)
Alanpuri Trading, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., 2014. Softcover, Reprint, exact facsimile of the first edition published in 1936, 278 pp.,
Contents: Graphs: What Are They?, Value Of Graphs, Price Controlled By Universal Laws, Science Of Price, Logical Reasons For Actions, Mob Psychology, Human Equation Comparison Of Grain & Stock Prices, Speculation A Profession, How To Make Simple Graphs. Geometrical Graph Paper, Ratio Graph Paper, Four Essentials In Graph Making, Daily Movements, 2+ Day Moves, Angle Or Block, Close Graph, Primary Trend, Combination Graph, Figure Chart, Daily Factors & Indications, Daily Range, Inside Days, Outside Days, Neutral Days, Up-Turn & Down-Turn Days, Hook Closings, Time & Cycles, Intermediate Formations & Movements Recurrences, Runs, Reversal Of Movements Of 2+ Days, Reverses Of Futures, Trends, Objectives, Mechanical Formula, Congestions, Thin Spots, Gap, Averages, Daily Average, Average Of Movement Of 2 Days Or More, Major Straight Average, Triple Average, Trend Triple Average Major Combination Average. Resistance Levels, Reactions From New Prices, Closings, Top & Bottom Formations, Head & Shoulders Top & Bottom, Method Of Trading Head & Shoulders, Broadening Tops & Bottoms, Double Spread, Declining Top, Inclining Bottom, Coiling Top & Bottom, Compound Top & Bottom, Seasonal Tops & Bottoms, Daily Analysis, Positions, Trends, Averages, Movements, Objective Distances Unfinished & Finished, Cycles, Top & Bottom Day Or Week, Daily Action & Closings, Scalping Rules, Stop Loss & Stop Profit Plans, Averaging & Doubling, Scalping Against The Trend, Going With The Trend, Year Around Trading Plan, Await Definite Indications, Stop Loss Orders, Trading In Congestion, Study & Application, Long Pull Trading, Sufficient Capital Patience, When To Enter For Long Pull Trading, Interpretation Per Market Graphs, The All Price Curve, Normal Value Of Wheat, Supply & Demand, Export Surplus & Definite, Domestic Surplus & Export, Relative Action Of Grain & Commodity Prices, How To Plot Curves, Gregory King’s Law Of Prices, Feudal Systems Of Land Tenure, Attempted Price Control For 500 Years, Bounties In Export, Duties, Price Control Failed, King’s Table Of Natural Price Movement, Finding Major Objective, Establishing Primary Price Movement, Establishing Secondary Trend, Calculating Objectives, Objectives Conjectural, Applying Dow Theory To Grain, Similarity, Manipulation, Averages Discount Everything, Theory Not Infallible, Dow’s Three Movements, Primary Movements, Primary Bear Markets, Primary Bull Moves, Secondary Reactions, Daily Fluctuations, Determining The Trend, Lines, Relation Of Volume To Price Movement, Double Tops & Bottoms, William Peter Hamilton, Market Analyst, Action Of Wheat & Corn Should Conform, Graphs For Applying Dow Theory, Hedging, 3 Purposes In Hedging, Hedging Eliminates Speculation, Hedging Protects Profits, Origin Of Futures Contracts, How A Hedger Operates, Hedge Not Speculation, Privileges, Privileges Or Bids 7 Offers Are Of Value, Bids & Offers As Outright Speculation, Trading Against Privileges, As Positive Stop Loss, Selling Privileges, Selling Bids, Selling Offers, Experienced Speculators Seldom Buy Privileges, As Insurance Or Hedge In Cash Grain Transactions, Used As Protection. — end. 278 pp.
This book successfully demonstrates that graphs of price action in the market pictorially reflect the mass psychology of market speculators, and that future movements based on this behavior can be predicted with accuracy. Important early title on technical analysis by George Cole (aka: La Marquette).
Graphs and Their Application to Speculation (1936) by George W. Cole (La Marquette)