Williams %R is based on a similar concept to RSI – measuring the latest close in relation to it’s price range over a given number of days. The same concept apply to this indicator, the divergence of the indicator with price in extreme areas being the most imortant.
If you are trading using the same moving averages and stochastics indicators as everyone else, maybe it’s time to take a look at some of the revolutionary tools in Wave59. For example: The 9-5 Count – tracks price cycles (not time cycles) to determine future turning points. When a price cycle ends, the market makes … Read more
Volume refers to the number of contracts of a security that are traded at a given time. In the context of technical analysis, trading volume is a significant indicator that is used to measure the strength of an upwards or downwards movement. A market move that is accompanied by heavy volume is considered technically significant. … Read more
By Earik Beann ©2008, Reprinted with permission of Traders World Magazine (www.tradersworld.com) One of the things that you come to realize after studying Gann for even a short amount of time is that he never actually put down the tools he used to trade markets. So he would describe a general method of looking at … Read more
Open Interest (also known as Open Contracts or Open Commitments) refers to the number of active or open contracts for any given security. It applies to the futures and options markets but not to stocks. In the futures market it refers to the total number of contracts long or short in a delivery month or … Read more