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Trading With Median Lines

Mapping The Markets

by Timothy Morge

Median Lines, or "Pitchforks" as they are often called, are powerful trading tools developed in the "Golden Age" of Technical Analysis by Dr. Alan Andrews, an investment analyst and educator with an engineering degree from MIT. Most charting packages include at least the "traditional" Median Line or "Pitchfork" study in their drawing tools, but have little or no reference material available. In fact, there is very little material available about these powerful tools and what materials are available can seem obscure and difficult to understand.

Trading with Median Lines
is a new book that gives you what you'll need to start down the road to mastering these powerful trading tools. The book begins with a detailed history of the Median Line and those three great market technicians responsible for its development: Roger Babson, Alan Andrews and George Marechal.

It then details the various types of Median Lines and shows detailed color charts that give step-by-step instructions for drawing and using each of the Median Line types. Each chart in this book is drawn the same way you'd hand draw a chart rather than by using a "canned" drawing tool--and the addition of each line is shown--so that no matter how you draw any of the Median Line types, you'll see, step by step, how to draw them. This book is visually intense in nature, because that is the best way to learn about charts and drawing tools.

Once the various Median Line types are fully explained, the other essential Median Line tools are introduced, in the same step by step detail. Trade examples are given throughout the book as each set of tools is introduced. Finally, a handful of more advanced topics are explored in detail and then a more complex set of trades are shown, using some of these advanced techniques. The book features more than 125 color full-page charts.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction   page 1
2. Median Lines   page 13
3. schiff Median Lines   page 25
4. Inside Median Lines   page 33
5. Gap Median Lines   page 45
6. Trade Examples: Using Median Lines   page 51
7. Warning Lines   page 105
8. Sliding Parallel Lines   page 109
9. Lines of Force: Proving the 80 Percent Rule   page 117
10. The Trend Test Barrier   page 131
11. Using the 0-4 Pivot Count to Anticipate Market Moves   page 137
12. Trade Examples: Combining the Count and Median Lines.   page 151


The list price at Amazon and other booksellers is $199.99 plus shipping and handling. If you buy it from, there is no "middle man," so you are entitled to a special price of $189.00. If you have difficulty using PayPal, I also accept gift certificates as payment [I have two little ones that love to read...], so email me if you'd prefer to pay that way. "Thank you" to all of you that have been a part of the MedianLine Forums over the past ten years.

This book is copyrighted. Buyers agree they will not photocopy this book for any purpose. No portion of this book or its content may be reproduced in any format without prior express permission by the author. All sales will be final. No refunds will be given. Because of the proprietary nature of the materials and content, I reserve the right to refuse to sell a copy of this book to anyone, with no explanation forthcoming.