A Wave Counting Shortcut

This wave counting tip comes straight from our 3x per week Short Term Update:

“One of the most useful shortcuts we learned quickly when we were first studying the details of the Wave Principle is to simply count the number of waves in a move to determine if it is an impulse or a correction. Impulse waves always subdivide as 5 waves, or (+4) 9 waves, or (+4) 13 waves. Corrective waves subdivide as 3 waves, or (+4) 7 waves, or (+4) 11 waves, unless it is a sideways triangle. It’s a quick way to peruse many charts without having to spend time delving into the variants of the subwaves to determine which of the waves is the extended one.”

“The 90-minute range chart of the [S&P 500] shows how it is applied.”

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