Monthly Archives: November 2019

Slow Stochastic

Slow Stochastic The Slow Stochastic applies further smoothing to the Stochastic oscillator, to reduce volatility and improve signal accuracy. Trading Signals Trading signals are the same as for the Stochastic oscillator. Ranging Markets Signals are listed in order of their importance: Go long on bullish divergence (on %D) where the first trough is below the… Read More »

Stochastic Oscillator

Stochastic Oscillator The Stochastic Oscillator was developed by Dr. George Lane to track market momentum. The indicator consists of two lines: %K compares the latest closing price to the recent trading range. %D is a signal line calculated by smoothing %K. The number of periods used in the indicator can be varied according to the… Read More »

US Dollar

US Dollar: What Every Trader Needs to Know WHAT IS THE US DOLLAR? The US Dollar (USD) is the ofcial currency of the United States. It was established after Congress passed the Mint Act on April 2, 1792. During the Civil War, the government issued paper money in the form of “demand notes” , that… Read More »

MACD Histogram

MACD Histogram The signals from the MACD indicator tend to lag price movements. The MACD Histogram attempts to address this problem by plotting the distance between MACD and its signal line. Because of this, the histogram signals trend changes well in advance of the normal MACD signal, but is less reliable and should be confirmed… Read More »