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 […]

# Category: Momentum indicators

Momentum indicators allow traders to better understand the speed at which the price of a given security changes. They are great hint to understand the strength of price movements.

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 […]

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 […]

The Chande Momentum Oscillator (CMO) is a momentum indicator. It is calculated as the difference between the sum of all recent ups and the sum of all recent downs and then divided by the sum of all price movements during a predefined period. The Chande Momentum Oscillator (CMO) is a technical analysis tool to measure […]

The Disparity Index is a momentum indicator. It shows which direction a security is heading compared to a moving average. Big moves can hint for a price correction (it acts like a overbought/oversold situation). Disparity index (DI) indicator is a technical momentum indicator that measures an asset’s percentage value of current closing price relative to […]

The Stochastic Momentum Index (SMI) is based in the Stochastic Oscillator. The SMI show the distance between the closing price and the center of each candles high/low range. It ranges between -100 and 100. William Blau developed the stochastic momentum index (SMI) indicator in 1993. It is based on the stochastic oscillator and there is […]

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 […]

The Triple Exponential Moving Average (TRIX) helps investors determine the price momentum and identify oversold and overbought signals in a financial asset. It is composed of 3 main components: Zero line, TRIX line, Percentage Scale What is the TRIX Indicator? The Triple Exponential Moving Average (TRIX) indicator is a strong technical analysis tool. It can […]

The Chaikin oscillator measures the Accumulation/Distribution Line of MACD. A cross above the ADL indicates that investors are accumulating (buying). Price follows volume, based on an old investing axiom. When traders buy a large number of shares of a stock that appear unusual, sellers don’t trade at that price. The theory is, when investors are […]

The Commodity Channel Index is a momentum-based indicator. It helps traders determine when an investment vehicle gets to a condition of being overbought or oversold. This information makes it possible for traders to know if they want to enter or leave a trade. The Commodity Channel Index (CCI) is a popular indicator traders use in […]