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How To Make Profits in Commodities REVISED Edition
By: Gann, W. D.; Allery, Ginny

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Synopsis:
Practical, usable rules compiled by Gann over his 40 year trading career. Contains tactics you can learn and use in any commodity market. Contains many of Gannís original formulas, rules & charting methods.

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Jacket Description:
This classic text features the most complete writings of W.D. Gann. Relying on his forty years of experience as a commodities trader Gann reveals the rules and mathematical formulas he used in his actual market operations. The book covers 21 commodities and has 32 valuable charts, and examples are provided from actual market highs and lows which help support each of Gannís trading rules.

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Table of Contents:
CONTENTS

INDEX
More Profits in Commodites than Stocks V
How to Make Profits in Comodities -- Can Money Be Made in
Commodity Futures
Why You Can Make More Profits Trading in Commodities than
Stocks--
Knowledge is Power

CHAPTER I
Foundation for Successful Trading in Commodities
Learn to be Independent
A Definite Plan
Knowledge Brings Success
Qualifications for Succss
Facts that You Should Know About Trading in Commodities--How
to Read the Grain or Cotton Tape
How the Tape Fools You
Commodity Markets Discount Ftuure Events
Human Element the Greatest Weakness
Why Keep a Record of Prices
Keep up to Date
The Best Way to Trade
Time to Stay out of the Market
What to do When Commodities are Going Against You
What to When you Have a Series of Losses
How Much Profit to Expect
How to Answer Margin Calls
Joint Account
Time Limit to Hold for Profit
Facts You Never Hear About Short Selling
What Causes Booms and Wars
Buying or Selling too Late or too Soon
What Traders Don't Want to Know
Whan a Man's Trend Changes
Hope and Fear
Normal and Abnormal Markets
Hedging
Normal or Average Advances or Declines
Creeping Market
Popular Trading Prices
How to Select the Commodity that will Lead a Decline or an
Advance
Best Commodities to Trade in
Formations at Top or Bottom
Sudden Unexpected News
Buying Power Greater than Selling Power
Selling Power Greater than Buying Power
Why Reactions are Smaller at High Levels
Why Rallies are Smaller at Low leverls
Buying and Selling Balanced
Government Control of Commodities
Dull and Narrow at High Levels
Volume of Sales
When the Market is in Strongest Position or in Weakest
Position
Commodity Exchanges Serve a Useful Purpose
How Trades are Made and Closed
Selecting Your Broker

CHAPTER II

Form Reading--Rules for Determining the Trend of Commodities
Capital Required
Kind of Charts to Use
Quarterly Chart
When to Use Daily High and Low Chart
Major and Minor Trends
Price Tells the Trend
Percentage of Highest Selling Price--Lowest Selling Price and
Range
Bottoms Forecast Future Tops
Even Percentage of High and Low Prices
Tops Forecast Future Bottoms or Low Levels
Resistance Levels
Range of Fluctuations
Highest Selling Price
Most Important Commodity Movements to Consier
Secondary Bottoms and Tops
Strength of Resistance Levels
The 50% or Half-Way Point
Next Resistance Levels--After the Main Half-Way Point has
Been Broken
Resistance Points Near Same Levels
How to Look Up Resistance Levels
When Wheat or Commodities Decline Under Old Tops
Small Gains in Last Stage of Bull or Bear Market
Rules to Determine Buying Levels
Rules to Determine Selling Levels
What is Meant by Tops and Bottoms
Double Tops and Bottoms
Triple Tops and Bottoms
Twenty-eight Valuable Rules
Fourth Top Same Level
Higher Bottoms and Higher Tops
Higher Tops and Higher Bottoms
Lower Tops and Lower Bottoms
Crossing Old Tops or Breaking Old Bottoms
Secondary Rally or Lower Top
Secondary Decline or Higher Bottom
Higher Bottoms and Lower Tops
Commodities that Fail to Break Old Bottoms in a Bear Market
Commodities that Fail to Cross Former Tops in a Bull Market
Period of Activity of Commodities
Flat Bottoms and Tops
Within Moves
Top and Bottom Formation
Single Tops and Bottoms
"U" Bottom or Flat Bottom
Breakaway Points
"W" Bottom or Double Bottom
"W V" Bottom or Triple Bottom
"W W" Bottom or 4-Bottom Formation
Single "A" or Sharp Top
"U" Top or Flat Top
"M" Top or Double Top
"M A" Top or Triple Top
"M M" or 4-Top Formation
Sections of Market Campaigns
How to Determine Change in Main Trend by Space Movements
Many Weeks in Narrow Range
Sideway Movemetns
Accumulation or Distribution on Side
Last Stage of Bull or Bear Market
Accumulation Above Low Levels
Range of Bottoms
Range of Tops
How Far Should Commodities Decline Below Old Tops After
Advancing Above Them
Why Commodities Move Faster at High Levels and Slower at Low
Levels
How Far Wheat Can Decline Under Old Bottoms in Bear Markets

CHAPTER III

Fast Moves up or Down Over a Range of 5 to 7 or 10 to 12 Cents
How to Make the Greatest Profit Forecasting Comodity Moves--Important Time Periods
Forecasting Weekly Moves
Important Time Periods
Forecasting Daily Moves
Monthly Changes in Trend
Important Tiem Periods
Forecasting Daily Moves
Monthly Changes in Trend
Important Dates to Watch for Trend Changes
Anniversary Dates and Seasonal Changes
How to Divide the Yearly Time Period
How to Determine Change in Minor Trend
Rule for Minor Time Periods in Bull Markets
Rule for Time of Minor Rallies in Bear Markets
Accumlation and Distribution Time Requried
The Final Top or Bottom
How to Determine First Change in Trend by Opening and
Closing Prices
Determining Right Time to Sell
When Grains Advance into New Record High and Low Prices
Volume of Sales
Rules for Determining Culminations by Volume of Sales

CHAPTER IV

Time Periods, Resistance Levels and Trading Examples on Grain
Natural Percentage Resistance Points
Percentage of High and Low Prices Determine Future
Resistance Levels Trend of Wheat or other Commodity above
$1.00 per Bushel
Wheat--Seasonal Trend from 1841 to 1941
Top Formation for Wheat
Wheat Swings from Top, December 1919, to Low, December 1930
Great Swings in wheat
Advances or Decline, from Top to Bottom
Examples of Wheat Campaign
All Grain Follows General Trend
Comparison of Wheat and Corn Prices
Wheat Monthly Moves Up and Down
Extreme Low Price of What--and Future Time Periods to Wtach
Time from Main Top to Main Top--Time from Main Bottom to
Main Bottom
Wheat Swings 1841 to 191
May Wheat Swings and Time Periods
Harvest Time of the World
Extreme Fluctuations or Corners--Wheat
Wheat Prices Bottoms to bottoms, or Extreme Low to Extreme Low
Soy Beans--Money Making Moves
Soy Beans--Months when most high and low pries have been
reached
Soy Beans--Swings from High to Low Levels--1913 to 1941 Corn
Corn Seasonal Changes 1859 to 1941 -- 82 Years
Months When Least Number of Lows Have Been Reached
Great Swings on Corn
Rye
Seasonal Changes
How to Forecast Rye by Percentage of Lowest and Highest
Prices
Oats
Barley Ftures
Lard
Cotton Trading
Cotton--Seasonal Trend 1816 to 1941
Sections of the Bull Market
Long Swings and Sections of Bull Market
Cotton Moves and Time Periods 1894 to 1941
Volume of Sales on Cotton
Cotton Record Crops
Cotton Swings from High to Low--Time Periods
Cotton Seed Oil Seasonal Changes from 1904 to 1941
Butter
The High and Low Prices on Spot Butter
Cocoa Futures
Resistance Levels
Coffee Futures
Seasonal Changes in Trend
Eggs--Future Prices and Trading Range
Seasonal Highs and Lows for Eggs
Hides
Seasonal Changes for Hides--1924 to 1941
Black Pepper Futures
Potatoes
Rubber Futures
Seasonal Changes from 1890-1941
Silk Futures
Seasonal Changes in Trend
Sugar Futures
Seasonal Trend 1915 to 1941
Double, Triple and Single Bottoms and Tops
Wool
Highs and Lows 1913 to 1941
Fast Moves Correct in Short Time Periods
Time Turns Trend
Time Turns Trend at Top Level
Time Turns Trend at Low Level
Normal Price Mvoes
Normal Time Moves
Time Periods
Price Swings Overbalanced
Prices to Use for Trend Indicaitons
May Soy Beans--Examples
Important News Causes Trend Changes
Swing Trading Most Profitable
Swing Charts
Weekly Swing Charts
3 Rules for Determining Extreme Prices
Reverse Signal Day
Gapes and What they Indicate on Grains
Gap on the Upside
Gap on the Downside
Exhaust Gaps on Upside
Exhaust Gaps on Downside
Number of Gaps
Inside Gaps
Gaps at Opening of New Options
Example--May Soy Beans
Gaps at Opening of New Options
Example--May Soy Beans
Gaps and Daily Limits
Long Term Investments in Commodities
Conclusion

Charts (1-32)
Prices of Lard for 72 Years
Oats Swing from High to Low
Barley No. 2 Average Price 1909 to 1941
Hog and Corn Price Ratio at Chicago
Cotton Spots and July Options--Months of Yearly High and
Low, 1916 tp 1941
May and October Cotton Futures on New York Cotton Exchange
Volume of Trading in Cotton Futures at Contract Markets, by
Months in Millions of Bales
Volume of Trading in Cotton Futures by Months
Cotton Seed Oil in New York Since 1885
Cotton Seed Oil Swings--High to Low, May and October Options
One Hundred and Ten Years of Butter Prices in New York
November and December Butter Standards--Chicago 1921 to 1941
September Cocoa--Swing High and Low 1925 to 1941
Cocoa High and Low--Average Yearly Prices 1825 to 1941
Coffee Swings--High and Low--Rio De Janerio
Coffee No. 7--Contract Prices at New York 1882 to 1939
Coffee Prices from 1826 to 1941
Egg Prices--1856 to 1941
October and December Eggs--Chicago 1929 to 1941
Hides--Average Prices in Chicago 1893 to 1928
Hides--Highest and Lowest Prices of June Hide Futures on
Commodity Exchange by Months, 1936 to 1941
September Hides--Option Swing High and Low 1924 to 1941
Rubber--Highest and Lowest Prices in New York 1932 to 1941
Rubber Smoke Sheets and Rubber Futures 1890 to 1941
Rubber Swings from High to Low Futures September Options
1926 to 1941
Monthly Average Price of Japanese Raw Silk 1927 to 1941
Silk Prices from 1840 to 1941
March and September Silk Swings from High to Low 1932-1941
Sugar--Raw Prices in New York from 1896 to 1941
Wool Prices in Boston from 1851 to 1941
Wheat Crops or Production 1866 to 1941
Grain Crops of the United States 1888 to 1941
Soy Beans--Total Production oin U.S. 1924 to 1941
Corn Crops 1867 to 1941
Total Production of Hogs in the U.S.
U.S. Pig Crop Statisticts by Seasons and Regions
World Production of Commercial Cotton Including U.S. and All
Foreign Countries 1921 to 1941
Collon Prices Crops Exports Acreage in the U.S. 1888 to 1941
Cotton Seed Production and Disposition in the U.S. 1921 to 1940
U.S. Production of Crude Cotton Seeed Oil by Months 1931
to 1941
Cotton Seed Production and Disposition in U.S. 1921 to 1941
U.S. Production of Refined Cotton Seed Oil by Months, 1930
to 1941
Coffee Production by Selected Countries, 1881 to 1941
Hides--Wettings for all Cattle Hide Leathers 1931 to 1941
Acreage Production and Foreign Trade of Potatoes in the U.S.
1911 to 1941
Answers to Inquiries

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