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 … Read more
Developed by Larry Williams, Williams %R is a momentum indicator similar to the Stochastic Oscillator. Typically used to determine overbought and oversold levels in nontrending markets. The scale ranges from 0 to -100 with readings below -20 considered overbought, and readings above -80 considered oversold. Williams %R is normally calculated using 14 day periods, but … Read more
The Percent Range (%R) technical indicator was developed by well-known futures author and trader Larry Williams. This system attempts to measure overbought and oversold market conditions. The %R always falls between a value of 100 and 0. There are two horizontal lines in the study that represent the 20% and 80% overbought and oversold levels.