On an equi-volume chart, candlesticks with more volume are wider, and candlesticks with less volume are narrower. On a traditional chart, one horizontal inch always represents the same amount of time. On an equi-volume chart, one horizontal inch always represents the same amount of volume. Many authors state that stock price cycles are easiest to see on an equi-volume chart.
Many of the algorithms behind our alerts pay more attention to volume than to time. These alerts become more clear when you look at the chart pattern on an equi-volume graph.