Technically Speaking: Indicators
March 15, 2014 by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA
The stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator useful for identifying potential price reversals. Like all oscillators, the stochastic oscillator is best suited for trading ranges or prolonged trends where prices periodically deviate from the prevailing trend.
First Quarter 2014 by CI Staff
Using a high-low price range to identify potential trend reversals based on range expansions.
Third Quarter 2013 by CI Staff
Measuring the breadth and duration of an investment’s or portfolio’s drawdown while ignoring upside volatility.
Second Quarter 2013 by CI Staff
Measuring price momentum with the rate of change (ROC) oscillator, which shows the speed at which prices are changing.
First Quarter 2013 by CI Staff
How to use the trend in volume as a price trend predictor.
Third Quarter 2012 by CI Staff
A further examination of the moving average convergence-divergence indicator covering crossovers and divergences.
Second Quarter 2012 by CI Staff
Turning a simple trend-following indicator into a momentum oscillator with the moving average convergence-divergence.
Third Quarter 2011 by CI Staff
A look at J. Welles Wilder’s volatility measurement.
Second Quarter 2011 by CI Staff
Identifying overbought and oversold conditions with a momentum indicator widely used by traders and short-term investors.
First Quarter 2011 by CI Staff
Using the accumulation/distribution line to assess the trend in buying and selling pressure for a security.