Category: Technical Indicators

How to Use ATR Indicator (Average True Range)

ATR  Indicator (Average True Range) developed by Wilder, gives traders an overview of the volatility history in order to prepare for trading in the real forex market. Currency pairs that get a lower ATR reading show a low market volatility, while currency pairs with higher ATR indicator readings require proper trade adjustment in accordance with […]

How to Trade Using Fractals Indicator

Fractals Indicator – an indicator introduced by Bill Williams. Simple and versatile, fractals can be used as a stand-alone indicator or in combination with other Forex indicators Bill Williams also gives us his approach to using fractals in trading, which we are going to highlight here as well. But before that, let’s touch The basics […]

How to Trade Using Harmonic Patterns (XABCD Patterns)

Harmonic Patterns (XABCD Pattern) drawing tool allows analysts created by Harold McKinley Gartley to highlight various five point chart patterns. Users can manually draw and maneuver the five separate points (XABCD). The XABCD points create four separate legs which combine to form chart patterns. The four legs are referred to as XA, AB, BC, and […]

How to Use Awesome Oscillator Indicator (AO)

Awesome Oscillator Definition Awesome Oscillator (AO) is a momentum indicator reflecting the precise changes in the market driving force which helps to identify the trend’s strength up to the points of formation and reversal. How to Use Awesome Oscillator Indicator in Forex Trading There are three main signals which may be seen: Saucer – three […]

How to use Acceleration/Deceleration Oscillator Indicator

AC Oscillator Definition Acceleration/Deceleration (AC) technical indicator signals the acceleration or deceleration of the current market driving force. How to Use Acceleration/Deceleration The indicator is fluctuating around a median 0.00 (zero) level which corresponds to a relative balance of the market driving force with the acceleration. Positive values signal a growing bullish trend, while negative […]

How to use Accumulation/Distribution Indicator

Accumulation/Distribution is a volume-based technical analysis indicator designed to reflect cumulative inflows and outflows of money for an asset by comparing close prices with highs and lows and weighting the relation by trading volumes. How to Use Accumulation/Distribution The Accumulation/Distribution line is used for trend confirmation or possible turning points identification purposes. Trend confirmation: An […]

How to Use Williams Percent Range Indicator

Williams Percent Range (%R) is a technical indicator developed by Larry Williams to identify whether an asset is overbought or oversold and therefore to determine possible turning points. Unlike the Stochastic oscillator Williams Percent Range is a single line fluctuating on a reverse scale. How to Use Williams Percent Range Indicator The main goal of […]

How to Use Relative Vigor Index (RVI) Indicator

Relative Vigor Index Indicator Definition Relative Vigor Index, developed by John Ehlers, is a technical indicator designed to determine price trend direction. The underlying logic is based on the assumption that close prices tend to be higher than open prices in a bullish environment and lower in a bearish environment. How to Use Relative Vigor […]

How to Use Momentum Indicator

Momentum Indicator Definition Momentum Oscillator is an indicator that shows trend direction and measures how quickly the price is changing by comparing current and past prices. How to Use Momentum Indicator In Trading The indicator is represented by a line, which oscillates around 100. Being an oscillator, momentum should be used within price trend analysis. […]

How to Use Force Index Indicator

Force Index Technical Indicator was developed by Alexander Elder. This index measures the Bulls Power at each increase, and the Bulls Power at each decrease. It connects the basic elements of market information: price trend, its drops, and volumes of transactions. This index can be used as it is, but it is better to approximate […]