ID'ing When to Buy and Sell Using the Stochastic Oscillator

by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

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There is no such thing as a universal indicator. Rather, different conditions dictate the use of different indicators.

Oscillators, which are indicators that move between zero and 100, are useful in identifying conditions where a security may be overextended—overbought or oversold. In the May issue of the AAII Journal, we took a look at one popular oscillator, Wilder’s relative strength index. This article focuses on another popu

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Wayne A. Thorp, CFA is a vice president and senior financial analyst at AAII and editor of Computerized Investing. Follow him on Twitter at @AAII_CI.


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