SQ9 Indicator

Square of Nine is The most popular financial trading tool from the legendary trader W.D.Gann is the Square of Nine. that book was created to bring together every known method for trading and forecasting the financial markets with the Square of Nine. If you are a Square of Nine beginner this book was written with you in mind. The book is written in simple language with many examples.

Square of Nine indicator describes in patrick mikula book which is name ” The Definitive Guide to Forecasting Using W. D. Gann’s Square of Nine “. Let see how we can use this tool in our trade system or  trade analysis:

For Adding SQ9 to your Meta trader 4, First copy SQ9.ex4 To Indicator Folder on Meta trader 4 Program Installation Root. Then, When you click on SQ9 Indicator for Attach it on Chart, you just Set Indicator Period which is 9 by default.

Figure 1: Indicator Setting:

sq9 indicator setting

Figure 2: SQ9 Indicator:

sq9 indicator on chart

SQ9 Indicator give you 2 kind of signal to analysing chart and market:

  1. Zero Line
  2. Divergence

Let see How it Works:

  • Zero Line Method

When SQ9 Cross the Zero Line and change its direction, We Have Buy or Sell Signal for Trading:

  • SQ9 Cross the Zero Line and Goes Above The Line Which Means Buy Signal
  • SQ9 Cross the Zero Line and Goes Below The Line Which Means Sell Signal

Here is an Example on AUD/JPY pair on Daily chart (Figure 3):

sq9 indicator zero line method
  • Divergence

Divergence helps the trader recognize and react appropriately to a change in price action. It tells us something is changing and the trader must make a decision, such as tighten the stop-loss or take profit. Seeing divergence increases profitability by alerting the trader to protect profits.

Let See How SQ9 Shows You the Divergence:

EUR/USD pair on Daily chart  (Figure 4):

sq9 indicator divergece method

EUR/JPY pair on Daily chart (Figure 5):

sq9 indicator divergece method 2
  • SQ9 or RSI:

SQ9  is very similar to RSI  indicator. In Figure Below, We Add SQ9 with 14 Period & RSI in 14 Period and then We Mark the Divergence Signal on Chart:

GBP/USD pair on Daily chart  (Figure 6):

Sq9 & Rsi

So, What’s The difference?

 If you Look at on Chart Again, You can see some Divergence signal that RScan’t show or detect them but SQ9 shows you that. Lets have another look on GBP/USD chart again  (Figure 7):

Sq9 & Rsi

The red lines on chart shows you the Different between SQ9 and RSI. Here is Some Example:

EUR/AUD pair on Daily chart (Figure 8):

EUR/USD pair on Daily chart (Figure 8):

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2 thoughts on “SQ9 Indicator”

  1. Hello Sir,

    Regarding the Square of Nine indicator,
    Can i use this indicator in lower time frame eg H1 or M5?
    Then, how about different pairs like Gold or other instruments?



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