RSI Introduction

RSI was introduced by Welles Wilder in the late 1970’s. Wilder observed that you should initiate the trade when the momentum indicator changes direction only when the average upmove is greater than the average downmove over a given number of days, or the inverse for a sell signal – when the average momentum is relatively …

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Standard Deviation Channel

The Standard Deviation Channel consists of two parallel lines on either side of the Linear Regression Trendline. The lines are spaced x number of standard deviations above and below the Linear Regression Trendline.

Williams Accumulation Distribution

Developed by Larry Williams, the Williams’ Accumulation/ Distribution indicator aims to reflect whether the market is controlled by buyers (accumulation) or by sellers (distribution). Prices making a new low along with the A/D indicator failing to reach a new low suggests that accumulation is taking place and creates a buy signal. Prices making a new …

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Wilders Volatility Index

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, Jr. this indicator is intended to measure true range over time and is also known as Average True Range. It is the greatest difference between: This period’s high and low, the previous period’s close and this period’s high, the previous period’s close and this period’s low.

Wilders Smoothing Indicator

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, Jr. this indicator is similar to the Exponential Moving Average. It is slow to reflect price changes compared with other moving averages. Wilder’s Smoothing is used as a part of Wilder’s RSI.

QStick Indicator

QStick is a technical indicator developed by Tushar Chande to help identify trends on a Japanese Candlestick chart. It is a moving average of the difference between the opening and closing prices of a security.

Displaced Moving Average

Displaced Moving Averages allow you to shift or center the moving average on a price chart. A trader specifies the length for one or more moving averages, then selects the number of intervals to displace the moving average. The underlying mathematics of a moving average ensures that it lags the actual price data. Centering the …

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A Japanese Candlestick that forms when open and close prices for that day are virtually equal. The length of the upper and lower shadows, or wick, of a Doji vary so that it may look like a cross, inverted cross or a plus sign. Dojis provide information on their own and also appear as an …

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