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Smart Money Flow Index: What is it?

The smart money flow index or smart money index is an indicator. It measures the sentiment of the investors in the market. The smart money flow index or smart money index is an indicator. It measures the sentiment of the investors in the market. Don Hays, a money manager, introduced and popularized it. The basic […]

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Volume indicators

Klinger Volume Oscillator: Trend Spotter Indicator

The Klinger volume oscillator is a volume-based indicator. It identifies long-term trends of money flow of a particular security. The Klinger volume oscillator is a volume-based indicator that functions to identify long-term trends of money flow of a particular security. It also remains very sensitive to short-term fluctuations and is always predictive of short-term reversals […]

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Momentum indicators

True Strength Index Indicator: What is it?

The True Strength Index (TSI) is a very popular and widely used momentum oscillator. It helps traders determine the trend and overbought/oversold market conditions. True Strength Index (TSI) is a very popular and widely used momentum oscillator that helps to determine the trend and overbought/oversold market conditions. William Blau developed the TSI indicator and in […]

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Technical analysis

Gann Fan: When Angles Create Trendlines

As its name suggests, W.D. Gann developped the Gann Fan The Gann Fan is composed of a serie of lines following specific angles. Traders draw the Fan from a low or high points and line are seen as future potential support and resistance lines. Have you ever wondered whether geometrical angles have the solution to […]

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Trend indicators

Envelope Channel Indicator: What is it?

An envelope refers to two lines plotted above and below a security’s price. It is drawn by drawing a Simple Moving Average and 2 SMA around it at a fixed distance. The Envelope or envelope channel indicator is a technical analysis tool. It helps to spot the upper and lower bands of the trading range. […]

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Volatility indicators

Full Explanations of the Historical Volatility

Historical Volatility is a measure of movements of prices over a specified period of time. It deals with measuring the level of price fluctuations of stock prices from its average price over a specified period of time. It helps trader quantify how volatile a stock is and how likely it is to show extreme moves. […]

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Indicators

Ulcer Index Indicator: Measure the Risk

The Ulcer Index indicator is a technical analysis tool that measures the downside risk considering both main factors, the depth and the duration of price fall. It is a 3-step calculation. The Ulcer Index (UI) indicator bases on the idea of Ulcer disease. An ulcer is one of the most common and painful diseases. Ulcer […]

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Trend indicators

Advance/Decline (A/D) Line

The advance/decline (A/D) line is a breadth indicator that plots the difference between advancing stocks and declining stocks. A/D line should move in the same direction as major indexes to confirm the move. If it doesn’t, it’s a sign the rally or decline is nearing its end. What is the A/D line ? The advance/decline […]

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Technical analysis

Price action trading: Definition & Tactics

When talking about Price Action, traders often refer to the up and down movements of a security’s price. Price action is what creates technical analysis formation and chart patterns. Most indicators also are calculated out of price action. The price of a financial asset is extremely important for trading because fluctuations in prices ultimately define […]

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Technical analysis

The Definitive Guide to the Wyckoff’s Method

Wyckoff’s method or Wyckoff’s theory is one of the most complete and valuable trading theory. Wyckoff’s theory helps trader understand major market swings (accumulation, distribution phases). Despite all the limitations of the Wyckoff’s method, no one can deny the fact the Wyckoff’s price cycle, Wyckoff’s laws, and overall rules are great concepts for analyzing and […]