Finding the Golden Ratio from the Fibonacci Sequence

Technical analysis teaches traders to use Fibonacci retracement price levels (61.8%, 38.2%) when measuring possible pullbacks. If you couldn’t find these numbers when looking at the Fibonacci sequence—you wouldn’t be alone.

These ratios are drawn from another mathematical constant, the Golden Ratio Φ (also golden mean, golden section or divine proportion). How are these numbers connected?

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