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Commodity Channel Index CCI

commodity channel index

What is the Commodity Channel Index? Although the Commodity Channel Index, also known as CCI, was developed to be used for futures, it is also used in the stock and foreign exchange markets. Created by Donald Lambert, this indicator helps traders determine reversal points in the commodity markets. Similar to RSI and the Stochastic Oscillator, [...]

Relative Strength Index RSI

relative strength index

What is the Relative Strength Index? The Relative Strength index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator used to track the strength or weakness of the S&P 500 or other index or asset. Based on the closing prices, and typically using a 14 day timeframe, the RSI will signal to a trader if they can trust the [...]

Stochastic Oscillator

stochastic oscillator

What is the Stochastic Oscillator? The Stochastic Oscillator is made up of two moving curves, the slow %D line and the fast %K line. Similar to moving averages and the MACD indicator, the stochastics show buy and sell signals based on the crossing of the lines. There are four variables that make up the oscillator. [...]

What is Williams %R?

Williams R

What is the Williams %R? The Williams %R is named for its developer, Larry Williams. It is a momentum indicator that is mathematically equivalent to the fast Stochastic Oscillator. The only difference is that the Williams %R is the inverse of the fast Stochastic Oscillator. It signals overbought and oversold levels based on a range [...]