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Article Archive For Keyword: Stochastics

  • Adding Stochastics To Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stochastics indicator is usually applied to closing price data but it can be calculated using indicators such as the relative strength index, making those indicators more valuable in many cases.

  • Buy & Sell Signals Using Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining moving averages with stochastics can generate reliable buy and sell signals. Find out how you can use them to identify attractive trading opportunities in stocks and ETFs.

  • Calculating Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This article is reprinted from Stocks & Commodities V. 10:12 (501-506) as a supplement to Dennis Peterson's April 27, 2001 article "Stochastics." Here's an example on how to calculate stochastics using Microsoft Excel.

  • Candlestick Filtering: The Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJ Internet Commerce Index prints a relative top and moves to the downside to test previous lows.

  • Candlesticks And Stochastics by Greg Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Stochastics by Greg Morris Is it all hype and no substance, this candlestick business? This author says not. Here's a closer look. Japanese candlesticks have added a new and exciting dimension to technical analysis. They offer nothing

  • Charting The Market: Stochastics by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (120-121): Charting The Market: Stochastics by David Penn STOCHASTICS For many technicians, stochastics are the first real oscillator to be encountered when embarking on the study of technical analysis. Unlike some of the m

  • Comparing Indicators: Stochastics %K versus Williams' %R by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comparing Indicators: Stochastics %K versus Williams' %R by Thom Hartle Ironically, technicians today suffer from overabundance. Compared with the dearth of only a few years ago, technical analysis packages today offer so many indicators that a trader c

  • Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka I have been using the Stochastics oscillator ""K"" and ""%D"" for well over a year (RE: May and Sep 1984 issues of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine). I use Stochastics, (in conjunction wit

  • Fibonacci, Stochastics and Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since the September 11th global events, gold investors who believe the precious metal is due a day in the sun, once again have been vocal.

  • How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm In the current popular trading systems terminology, a stochastic refers to a measure of the placement of the current price within a recent range. If the current price is near

  • LANE'S STOCHASTICS by George C. Lane, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LANE'S STOCHASTICS by George C. Lane, M.D. In 1954, I was fortunate to join Investment Educators as a ""gopher"". I carried luggage, ran the projector, made charts and took attendance for the owner, Ralph Dystant, and for the technical ""guru"", Roy Lar

  • Lane's Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...George Lane, a name well known in the technical analysis community, died on July 7, 2004. He was 83. The stochastic oscillator, which he originated, is one of the most popular indicators in use today. As a tribute to George Lane, we are bringing you one

  • Multiple-Length Stochastics by Stuart Meibuhr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Multiple-Length Stochastics by Stuart Meibuhr Plotting different indicators together and combining their analyses is a popular analytical method for timing trades. But how about using one indicator and varying its parameters? Stuart Meibuhr takes stocha

  • Relative Strength Index and Stochastics Can Help Confirm Tops

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though Apache Corp. (APA) recently hit a new 52-week high, the relative strength index (RSI) and stochastics pointed to a potential top in the stock price.

  • SIDEBAR: CALCULATING STOCHASTICS by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CALCULATING STOCHASTICS by Technical Analysis, Inc. Calculating %K and %D, with formulas for a spreadsheet.


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...STOCHASTICS MOMENTUM INDEX The spreadsheet features in sidebar Figure 1 an example of calculating the stochastics momentum index (SMI) for a lookback period of two days (q = 2) and a double smoothing of 20 days (r = 20, s = 20) using an exponential smoo

  • Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of stochastics can make this a useful indicator.

  • Stochastics Indicators And Trading by David Lundgren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics Indicators And Trading by David Lundgren Here, first-time STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor David Lundgren reminds us that the stochastics indicator is just a guide to understanding the trend for trading. Stochastics, or any technical indica

  • Stochastics Of Earnings Yields by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics Of Earnings Yields by Mark Vakkur, M.D. By combining technicals and fundamentals, you can make a realistic analysis of the market. Pure stock market technicians ignore fundamentals. To them, the chart tells the whole story, while the fundam

  • Stochastics Size Up Sears For Sale

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who knew more about Sears' "hidden value," Eddie Lampert or the positive divergence in the 7,10 stochastic?

  • Stochastics and long-term trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics and long-term trends by Thom Hartle The price of the bond futures market reacts to changing fundamentals that are global in nature and very complicated--Foreign Central banks' policy on the exchange rate for the dollar, the rate of money supp

  • Stochastics by Stuart Evens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics As originally introduced by George Lane, the classic stochastic oscillator is not a normalized relative strength indicator, like most other momentum oscillators. However, it does use closing price in its calculation, but in a way slightly di

  • Stochastics by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics by Thom Hartle During the late 1950s, George C. Lane was actively involved with researching different types of oscillators to use as trading indicators. The name of each indicator was simply a letter from the alphabet, such as %A. The resear

  • Trading Markets With Stochastics by Louis M. Lupo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Markets With Stochastics by Louis M. Lupo There are many systems for trading these days, some of them good, some not. Here's a reliable pattern for trading markets using stochastic. Of the computerized trading systems and discretionary systems

  • Trading with ARIMA and stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In his New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems (Copyright 1978) J. Welles Wilder Jr. introduced his directional movement system with the following: ""Direc

  • Using stochastics by Cynthia Keel and Heidi Schmidt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using stochastics by Cynthia Keel and Heidi Schmidt The use of stochastics, particularly in the futures markets, has become a necessary part of the trader's daily strategy. Although application of stochastics is simple to understand, adaptations of the

  • Variable sensitivity stochastics by William Mason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Variable sensitivity stochastics by William Mason In this article, I am presenting elementary Statistical Analysis of Stocks and Indices (SASI) in an index, three new indicators (SASITOP, SASIBOT and sigma limits) plus variable-sensitivity stochastics b

  • Weekly & Daily Stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators play a big role in a technical trader's life. They act as a GPS to help you navigate around price movements. But there's no one way to use them. Here's how you can combine two stochastic oscillators and use them with moving averages and suppor

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