The Rubber Band trading strategy aims to identify points where the market is overbought or oversold and likely to snap back towards the mean. Some traders use Keltner Channels for this strategy, while others use Bollinger Bands. We’ll take a look at how this strategy is used with Kelter Channels. The strategy uses a 40 … Read more
John Bollinger invented Bollinger Bands way back in the 1980s. His indicator uses standard deviation to determine support and resistance levels. Price is viewed as overextended at the upper or lower bands, which are considered resistance or support areas. Traders often look for price to revert to the mean at the upper or lower bands. … Read more
One of the great joys of having invented an analytical technique such as Bollinger Bands is seeing what other people do with it. While there are many ways to use Bollinger Bands, following are a few rules that serve as a good beginning point. 1. Bollinger Bands provide a relative definition of high and low. … Read more
Bollinger Bands draw their power through two important characteristics. First, they exhibit an underlying trend-range axis just like price or moving averages. Second, they constrict or expand as they move.