The Gartley pattern, one of the most traded harmonic patterns, is a retracement and continuation pattern that occurs when a trend temporarily reverses direct. There are various patterns which fall into the “harmonic” group, but today we will highlight one of the oldest recognized harmonic patterns – the Gartley pattern. “The Gartley is a very powerful, multi-dimensional pattern. It is called a Gartley because it is found in H.M. Gartley’s book, Profits in the Stock Market, .

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While I have found it easier to identify points, B,C and the XA leg, typically there are several other swings before point D is reached. The sketch above shows you the exact location of a properly positioned stop loss order of a bullish Gartley pattern. In the book and specifically on pageH. The breakdown through this trend line is very sharp and it is created by a big bearish candle. A confirmation would be to wait for a candlestick reversal pattern at the Fib.


Once upon a time, there was this insanely smart trader dude named Harold Gartlej Gartley.

Trading the Gartley Pattern: Ratios, Rules and Best Practices – Forex Training Group

Remember, the expected outcome of the Gartley figure could be bullish or bearish depending on whether we have a bullish Gartley or a Bearish Gartley. Therefore, you could close the deal here and gartoey your realized profit.

Never give back what you earned in the first four days. What is your opinion on Gartley Pattern? One more question pls: The next target is located on the level 2222 point C and the price action reaches it 14 periods after the short Gartley signal. The bat screenshot has been modified in the meantime. Gartley is a special chart pattern within the harmonic pattern universe. Then if BC is The focus of this article is on Gartley Patterns and trading the patterns. Hi Selemon, happy to hear that you found the article interesting and useful!

The pattern is valid for both a down and an uptrend. gartlry

Gartley Pattern and Trading the Patterns

Most of the classical charts patterns use Fibonacci levels as well. Without further ado, here comes the animal pack….

You wrote a very good article Chris. M Gartley, who lived during the same era as R.


As you see, the figure is absolutely identical to the bullish Gartley, but everything is upside down. There are no specific requirements in relation to the XA price move of the Gartley chart formation.

The CD leg is, 22, longer than the AB leg. In this manner, the expectation of the pattern is a reversal of the CD move.

I would say best article for peoplle trying to know pattern trading. C can stop at any Fib of AB, which is The CD leg is therefore often equal to the AB leg.

Trading the Gartley Pattern: Ratios, Rules and Best Practices

This is a sketch of the Gartley chart figure. These patterns and Fibs are indeed very interesting.

Russell Daily on October 12, at 4: When this happens, we want to go long putting a stop loss below point D as shown on the image.