by John Sweeney
In our first Mystery Chart contest, we were fascinated with the variety of ways traders looked at the
same data. From pure chartcraft to Gann angles to spreads, readers hardly felt constrained in generating
ideas for trading. We've summarized some of the most interesting here.
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Mr. Goodman used two well-defined patterns to trade our mystery chart: outside day reversal (ODR) and
pivot day reversal (PDR).
The outside day in this example was obviously June 15, which many caught. (See Figure 1.) However,
most entries didn't have so neatly defined a set of rules: