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 +====== Glossary - F ======
 +[[:​glossary_a|A]] [[:​glossary_b|B]] [[:​glossary_c|C]] [[:​glossary_d|D]] [[:​glossary_e|E]] **F** [[:​glossary_g|G]] [[:​glossary_h|H]] [[:​glossary_i|I]] [[:​glossary_j|J]] [[:​glossary_k|K]] [[:​glossary_l|L]] [[:​glossary_m|M]] [[:​glossary_n|N]] [[:​glossary_o|O]] [[:​glossary_p|P]] [[:​glossary_q|Q]] [[:​glossary_r|R]] [[:​glossary_s|S]] [[:​glossary_t|T]] [[:​glossary_u|U]] [[:​glossary_v|V]] [[:​glossary_w|W]] [[:​glossary_x|X]] [[:​glossary_y|Y]] [[:​glossary_z|Z]]
 +==== Falling Three Methods ====
 +A bearish continuation pattern. A long black body is followed by three small body days, each fully contained within the range of the high and low of the first day. The fifth day closes at a new low.
 +==== Falling Wedge ====
 +A bullish pattern that begins wide at the top and contracts as prices move lower toward a resistance breakout. See our ChartSchool article on [[:​chart_analysis:​chart_patterns:​falling_wedge_reversal|Falling Wedge (Reversal)]].
 +==== Fibonacci Numbers ====
 +The Fibonacci number sequence (1,​2,​3,​5,​8,​13,​21,​34,​55,​89,​144,​… ) is constructed by adding the first two numbers to arrive at the third. The ratio of any number to the next number is 61.8 percent, which is a popular Fibonacci [[:​glossary_r#​retracement|retracement]] number. The inverse of 61.8 percent is 38.2 percent, also used as a Fibonacci retracement number. It is the ratio of the Fibonacci sequence that is important and valuable, not the actual numbers in the sequence.
 +==== Flag ====
 +A continuation chart pattern that generally lasts less than three weeks and resembles a parallelogram that slopes against the prevailing trend. The flag represents a minor pause in a dynamic price trend. See our ChartSchool article on [[:​chart_analysis:​chart_patterns:​flag_pennant_continuation|Flag,​ Pennant (Continuation)]].
 +==== Fundamental Analysis ====
 +A method of market analysis that relies on economic supply and demand information as opposed to focusing on charts and market indicators (like [[:​glossary_t#​technical_analysis|technical analysis]]). See our ChartSchool article on [[:​overview:​fundamental_analysis|Fundamental Analysis]].
 +==== Futures ====
 +Futures contracts are forward contracts, meaning they represent a pledge to make a certain transaction at a future date. These exchange-traded contracts require the delivery of a commodity, bond, currency or stock index, at a specified price, on a specified future date.