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Trading with Ichimoku Clouds: The Essential Guide to Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Technical Analysis



"The 'buy and hold' investment strategy is a thing of the past. We are now in a 'buy and protect' market which means, if you are not using technical analysis as a risk management tool, then you are leaving out the most important part of your investment plan. Learn this information, use it for profit, then teach it to the world."
AJ Monte, CMT, Chief Market Strategist, The Market Guys

"Trading with Ichimoku Clouds is for those traders looking to learn a specific trading style that incorporates a trading plan based on specific rules. This book is direct and to the point. It gives the reader an inside look into a trading system that can be applied to all markets—stocks, futures, and especially Forex. Excellent work!"
John Person, founder,

The technical trading system called Ichimoku Kinko Hyo—Ichimoku Clouds—is seen by many as the next evolution of the candlestick method. Long a favorite in Japan, Ichimoku Clouds is now gaining an avid following in the United States and around the world. Now, Manesh Patel—one of the pioneering U.S. practitioners of Ichimoku trading and administrator of—offers a detailed look at this proven approach as well as its technical strategies. Chapter by chapter, Patel explains how Ichimoku trading works, and how you can create and implement a trading plan based on this discipline that can easily be tailored to your trading style.

MANESH PATEL, CTA, is the President of EII Capital Group, a financial company that offers a variety of services, including money management, consulting, and trading. He is a technical trader whose technical foundation is built around a Japanese trend trading system called Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. With Ichimoku Kinko Hyo, Patel trades the following instruments: currencies, futures, options, stocks, and commodities. He is actively involved in Ichimoku trading and runs and, which has 125,000 subscribers and is ranked 260 among active Forex Web sites. Patel is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) and received his master's in engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.


Components of a Trading System.

Chapter 1 Ichimoku Components.

Tenkan Sen.

Kijun Sen.

Chikou Span.

Kumo Cloud Components.

Senkou Span A.

Senkou Span B.

Kumo Cloud.

Chapter 2 Ichimoku Trading Plan.


Strategy Description.

Chapter 3 Ichimoku Backtesting.


EURUSD--A Two-Year Backtest.

Summary--Two Years of Backtesting.

Chapter 4 Post Analysis.

Examining the Backtest Results.

Optimize Trading Plan.

Chapter 5 Ichimoku Strategies.

Ideal Ichimoku Strategy.

Chapter 6 Ichimoku Time Elements.

Ichimoku Time Elements.

Chapter 7 Applied Trader Psychology/Doug Laughlin.

Is It as Easy as Just Being Taught a New System?

The Problem We Have with Getting in Our Own Way.

Is There a Conspiracy Against the Small Trader?

Traders Myth – Smart People Make the Best Traders.

Losing Trades Are Acceptable.

A Successful System Will Fortify Your Convictions.

Self-Sabotage and How It Applies to Your Trading.

In Summary–Trader Psychology Overall.

Chapter 8 Day Trading with Ichimoku.

Consequences of trading without a Trading Plan

Trading Plan.



Chapter 9 Conclusion.

Ichimoku Analysis Sheet.


About the Author.