Average True Range – ATR Average true range (ATR) is a technical analysis volatility indicator originally developed by J. Welles Wilder, Jr. for commodities. Unlike many of today’s popular indicators, this indicator does not provide you with a signal of price trend, merely the degree of price volatility specifically volatility caused by price gaps or […]
On-balance volume (OBV) is a technical analysis indicator which is designed to correlate price and volume in the stock market. OBV measures buying and selling pressure as a cumulative indicator that adds volume on up days and subtracts volume on down days. When the security closes higher than the previous close, all of the day’s […]
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo called Ichimoku is a technical analysis method that builds on candlestick charting to improve the accuracy of forecast price moves. The indicator was developed by Goichi Hosoda, a Japanese journalist. He spent 30 years perfecting the technique before releasing his findings to the general public in the late 1960s.
A pivot point is a technical analysis indicator used to determine support and resistance. A pivot point is calculated based on OHLC (Open, High, Low, and Close) Data. Today’s intraday levels are based on previous day’s OHLC data.
Stochastics Oscillator is a momentum oscillator that helps to measure the current price in relation to its price range over a period of time. It functions as an overbought/oversold oscillator. It consists of 2 lines (%K & %D).
Fibonacci retracement is a method of technical analysis for determining support and resistance levels. Fibonacci retracement is based on the possibility that markets will retrace a predictable portion of a move, after which they will continue to move in the original direction. The Fibonacci retracements example can be valuable for swing traders to distinguish reversals […]
Bollinger Bands indicator Bollinger Bands, a chart indicator invented by John Bollinger in the 1980s, are volatility bands set above and below a moving average.
Average Directional Index or ADX is an oscillator that is used to determine the strength of a trend. It is a good indicator that gives a confirmation of trend. Since, trend is an important concept in Technical Analysis, it can be a good indicator in any Technical Analyst’s arsenal.
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