Stochastic RSI

Stochastic RSI

What is the Stochastic RSI? The Stochastic RSI (Stoch RSI) is an indicator used in technical analysis that ranges between zero and one and is created by applying the Stochastic oscillator formula to a set of relative strength index (RSI) values rather than to standard...
Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

What is the Relative Strength Index (RSI)? The relative strength index (RSI) is a momentum indicator used in technical analysis that measures the magnitude of recent price changes to evaluate overbought and oversold conditions in the price of a stock or other asset....
Moving Averages

Moving Averages

What are Moving Averages? The moving average (MA) is a simple technical analysis indicator that smooths out previous price data by creating a constantly updated average price. The average is taken over a specific trading period, depending on whatever time period the...
Cycles

Cycles

What are Cycles? Markets move in 4 phases; accumulation, mark-up, distribution, and mark-down. In the accumulation phase, the market has bottomed and early adopters see an opportunity to jump in and scoop up the asset at a fire sale discount.  In the mark-up phase,...
Profit Targets

Profit Targets

What are Profit Targets? A profit target is a predetermined point at which an investor will exit a trade in a profitable position. Also called take profit levels, they are part of many trading strategies that investors and technical traders use to manage risk. Example...
Time Frames

Time Frames

What are Time Frames?  In order to consistently make money in the markets, traders need to learn how to identify an underlying trend and trade around it accordingly. A time frame refers to the amount of time that a trend lasts for in a market, which can be identified...
Volume

Volume

What is Volume? Volume refers to the total number of shares or contracts exchanged during a given trading period. The volume of the asset is a measure of the market’s activity and liquidity during a set trading period. Higher trading volumes are considered more...
Trend Lines

Trend Lines

What are Trend Lines? In addition to the levels of support & resistance, trend lines are equally as important in technical analysis. Many of the principles that apply with support and resistance levels can be applied to trend lines as well.  An uptrend has a...
Accumulation & Distribution

Accumulation & Distribution

What is Accumulation & Distribution? Accumulation & Distribution is simply that in accumulation buyers are in control of the market and the price will be bought up throughout the trading period. Distribution on the other hand, means that sellers are in control...
Support & Resistance

Support & Resistance

 What are Support & Resistance Levels? Levels of support & resistance are the backbones of technical analysis. Technical analysts use support and resistance levels to identify price points on a chart where there is a potential pause or reversal of a prevailing...