An overwhelming majority of long term investment methodologies available today revolve around strategic allocation, leaving little room for investors to adapt to significant market changes. Introducing a tactical element to your portfolio decision-making not only allows you to take advantage of opportunity, but also to help mitigate losses in downward markets. The approach need not be overly complicated. Using only price data and basic arithmetic we can better navigate to the finish line on our investment journey. We'll be using principles from the book, Point & Figure Charting by Thomas Dorsey.