Get The Gann Skinny From Hima Reddy by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Trader, educator, author, and mentor Hima Reddy, CMT, was introduced to trading by her late father and has continued on that path since the day she laid eyes on her first price chart. She applies Gann’s price and time analysis to the markets with a more modern approach. In her 2013 book The Trading Methodologies Of W.D. Gann: A Guide To Building Your Technical Analysis Toolbox, Reddy shares some of the Gann analysis tools she uses. She has been an active member of the CMT Association (formerly known as the Market Technicians Association) for over 15 years and is the CMT Content Director for the Wiley publishing company.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Hima Reddy on January 18, 2018 about her trading journey and what attracted her to Gann analysis.
Tell us about how you got interested in the markets?
I was 16 years old and needed help with chemistry homework. So I asked my dad to help me. He was a doctor and still had his medical school textbooks on his shelf and knew what was in them. When I initially went to ask for homework help, he was on his computer at the time. This was in the mid-1990s, and he was looking at this strange chart. While he was helping me with my homework, I asked him what that was. He told me it was a stock chart. I asked him what that meant and he said it’s for plotting the price of a particular company’s stock ...