Trading Indicators (Page 2/2)

Schaff Trend Cycle Indicator

Introduction to Schaff Trend Cycle

The Schaff Trend Cycle was discovered by Doug Schaff and is used to identify cycles within the market. Relatively new, having been discovered in 2008, the STC represents overbought/oversold market conditions and is known to be leading, compared to the MACD to identify potential changes in cycles within a trend.

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Williams Percent Range Indicator

Introduction to Williams Percent Range Indicator

The Williams Percent Range indicator or %R is a momentum oscillator and works similar to Stochastics, with a small difference and is considered as a leading indicator. The %Range indicator does not have the smoothing factor which can be seen with Stochastics oscillator.

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Average True Range Indicator

Introduction to Average True Range

The Average True Range is a technical analysis indicator, developed by J. Welles Wilder. It is used to measure market volatility and works as an oscillator. The ATR is calculated based on the price’s true range (the high and the low prices) and represents market noise.

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The Stochastics Oscillator

Trading with Stochastics Oscillator

The Stochastics oscillator is a technical analysis tool, developed by Dr. George Lane. It is used to measure overbought and oversold conditions in the markets. Learn the basics of Stochastics Oscillator and how to use this indicator in technical analysis of the markets.

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Relative Strength Index - Momentum Oscillator

Trading with Relative Strength Index

Introduction to Relative Strength Index or RSI, a technical analysis oscillator used to identify overbought and oversold conditions in the markets. The RSI indicator is a momentum indicator and was developed by J. Welles Wilder a market technical analyst. Read more on the RSI technical indicator.

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Introduction to Bollinger Bands

Trading with Bollinger Bands ®

Developed by John Bollinger, Bollinger Bands is a technical analysis indicator used to measure market volatility. Bollinger bands are constructed based on a 20 day moving average and two outer bands based on 2 standard deviations.

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Commodity Channel Index - Oscillator

Commodity Channel Index – Understanding the basics

The Commodity Channel Index is an indicator used in technical analysis, for identifying the cyclic trends in security and is commonly used to analyze commodities. It measures the currency price relative to an average price level for a given time period.

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How Fibonacci Trading Works

Fibonacci numbers, when used in technical analysis, the golden ratio is most often translated into three percentages: – 38.2%, 50%, and 61.8%. However, other multiples can be used, such as 23.6%, 161.8%, 423%, and so on. The Fibonacci sequence is applied to finance in several ways: retracements, extensions, arcs, fans, and time zones.

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How to draw trend lines correctly

How to draw trend lines the right way

Trend lines form one of the basic blocks of technical analysis and thus are very important to a chartist. Simply…

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