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Technical analysis

Bull Trap: The risky false signal

A bull trap occurs in financial markets when prices begin to move high and then suddenly reverse and decline. A trap deceives traders acting on the buy signal and entering long positions. Hence, it causes significant losses for investors. Financial trading is not a simple game as it seems rather it is loaded with problems, […]

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Technical analysis

Elliott Wave Oscillator: The Waves Spotter

The Elliott Wave Oscillator (EWO) oscillates with the price. It helps traders observe when an existing wave ends and when a new one begins. It is the difference between 2 different moving averages (with different period). The Elliott Wave Oscillator (EWO) is based on the Elliott Wave Theory created by an accountant by the name […]

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Volume indicators

Net Volume Indicator: How to trade with it?

Net volume indicator is a simple technical analysis tool that works on a simple calculation. It is the difference between a security’s uptick volume and its downtick volume. A positive value indicates that volume uptick and buying pressure is greater than the volume downtick and the selling pressure (it’s the opposite for a negative value). […]

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Momentum indicators

McClellan Oscillator: How to trade with the indicator?

The McClellan Oscillator is a market breadth indicator. The interpretation is similar to the MACD indicator. What is the McClellan Oscillator? The McClellan Oscillator is a technical analysis indicator. It quantifies the difference between the advancing and declining issues on a stock exchange. It is also a market breadth indicator that depicts breath thrusts (strong […]

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Trend indicators

Gator Oscillator: What is it? How to trade it?

The Gator Oscillator helps to observe the degree of convergence/divergence of the balance lines. It’s supplementary tool of the Alligator Oscillator. The Gator Oscillator (GO) is a technical analysis tool that helps to observe the degree of convergence/divergence of the balance lines. In simple words, it makes it easier for the traders to assess when […]

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Momentum indicators

Percentage Price Oscillator indicator

The Percentage Price Oscillator is based off 2 moving averages. It is very similar to the MACD indicator. The Percentage Price Oscillator (PPO) is a technical analysis tool that measures the relationship between the two moving averages in terms of percentage. These two moving averages are 26-period and 12-period exponential moving average (EMA). The PPO […]

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Momentum indicators

Accelerator Oscillator: What is it? How to trade it?

The Accelerator Oscillator helps gauge the momentum in the market. It helps predict when the momentum will change. The Accelerator Oscillator measures the acceleration or deceleration of the current driving force in the market. The Accelerator Oscillator (AC indicator) is a technical analysis tool that helps to gauge the momentum in the market. It also […]

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Volatility indicators

Arms Index & TRIN indicator: What is it?

Arms Index and TRIN indicators are two names for the same indicator. The Arms Index is an oscillator which measures market volatility. It helps to gauge the overall sentiment in the market. The Arms Index is an oscillator and a leading indicator that helps to measure market volatility. It helps to gauge the overall sentiment […]

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Trend indicators

Polarized Fractal Efficiency indicator

The Polarized Fractal Efficiency (PFE) indicator helps determine the price efficiency. It determines the strength and direction of the trend. What is the Polarized Fractal Efficiency indicator?  The Polarized Fractal Efficiency (PFE) indicator is a technical analysis tool that helps traders and technical analysts on two aspects. It helps to identify the level of effectiveness […]

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Trend indicators

Gann HiLo Activator: What is it? How to trade it?

The Gann HiLo indicator helps traders determine the direction of the trends. It is built of a moving average. The Gann HiLo Activator is a technical analysis tool that follows trends in the market. Robert Krausz developed the Gann HiLo indicator to help traders to determine the direction of the trends and to produce with-trend […]