By Elliott Wave International
On Monday Oct. 8 I sat down with Elliott Wave International's senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy to discuss his favorite wave pattern of all: the Elliott wave diagonal.
Nico Isaac: You say if you had to pick just ONE of all 13 known Elliott wave structures to spend the rest of your technical trading life with, it would be the Elliott wave diagonal. First, tell us what the diagonal is.
Jeffrey Kennedy: The diagonal is a five-wave pattern labeled 1 through 5, in which each leg subdivides into three smaller waves: 3-3-3-3-3. Unlike motive waves, however, diagonals are the only five-wave structures in the direction of the main trend in which wave 4 almost always moves into the price territory of wave 1.Read more.