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A webcast presentation by Dan Valcu, CFTe originally held on November 14th, 2012 as part of the CMT Association’s Educational Web Series. Heikin-ashi is a revolutionary, simple, and pragmatic technique available to anyone from beginners to seasoned traders and investors. This enhanced Japanese technique for identifying trends:

• APPEALS to both visual and analytical traders
• REPLACES candlestick patterns in trading
• FILTERS out price noise and reveals clear trends
• PROVIDES technical indicators to quantify trends
• ALERTS traders to trend reversals
• HAS a short learning curve allowing easy access
• CONFIRMS opportunities for better entries & exits
• INCREASES favorable trading odds in any market
• MEASURES the health of the markets

In a trading world of increased complexity and noise, heikin-ashi comes as a relief as far as trends in all time frames concern.