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Fibonacci

In short: Fibonacci retracements are based on the key numbers identified by mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci in the 13th century. Fibonacci’s sequence is expressed as ratios, between the numbers in the series. Fibonacci Retracements are ratios used to identify potential reversal levels. These ratios are found in the Fibonacci sequence. The most popular Fibonacci…

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Rate Of Change (ROC) indicator

In short: The ROC Indicator is a momentum indicator. It measures the percentage of change compared to a previous period(s). With this you can see ahead of time if a stock is overbought or oversold or when the momentum changes. What is the rate of change Indicator (ROC) ? Rate…

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Average True Range (ATR) indicator

In short: The ATR indicator takes the current period high/low range compared to the previous high/low range. It is most usefull in measuring the strength of a move. if a stock makes a move there will be an increase in volatility. In that case the ATR will be on the rise….

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Money Flow Index (MFI)

In short: The money flow index is a momentum indicator like the relative strenght index (RSI) but with added volume. It is used to indicate the change of the current trend. What is the Money Flow Index Indicator? The money flow index (MFI) is a technical oscillator that measures the…

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Ichimoku Cloud Indicator

In short: The Ichimoku Cloud are 5 of indicators that show support and resistance levels, as well as momentum and trend direction. It also uses these figures to produce a “cloud” which attempts to forecast where the price may find support or resistance in the future. What is the Ichimoku Cloud Indicator? The Ichimoku Cloud…

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Best Mobile Brokers

In short: The Best Mobile Brokers are trading platforms used in an app on a mobile phone. The winners are TD Ameritrade and Interactive Brokers (Lynx) (in June 2020 at least). Lest distinguish between the United States and The Netherlands. United States: We recognize that we all are living through…

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Stochastic Oscillator Indicator

In short: A stochastic oscillator is an indicator comparing a closing price to a range of prices over a certain period of time. It is used to generate overbought and oversold trading signals. Developed by George C. Lane in the late 1950s, the Stochastic Oscillator is a momentum indicator that shows the location of…

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Parabolic Stop and Reverse (SAR)

What is Parabolic SAR? The Parabolic SAR is a technical indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder to determine the direction that an asset is moving. The indicator is also referred to as a stop and reverse system, which is abbreviated as SAR. It aims to identify potential reversals in the…

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MACD

In short: When the lines in the MACD crossover it means that a new trend forms. The MACD is the difference between the Moving Average-short and Moving Average-long. The Histogram is the difference between the two MA’s. MACD, short for moving average convergence/divergence, is a trading indicator used in technical analysis of stock prices, created by Gerald…

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Moving Average (MA)

In short: The MA is the price average of a certain amount of time. For example MA15 is the average of the last 15 days. MA15, MA50, MA100, SMA, EMA Explained. In statistics, a moving average is a calculation used to analyze data points by creating a series of averages…

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