Trend indicators can help traders spot potential market direction. Here's how to use three indicators on thinkorswim: moving averages, MACD, and Parabolic SAR.
Learn when to use simple versus exponential moving averages. Try simple moving averages for long-term charts and exponential moving averages for short-term views.
Looking to hit more than one price target with your swing-trading strategy? Consider using a combination order to set up trade conditions for multiple price targets.
Whether bullish or bearish, the trend is your friend. Try using the average directional index (ADX) to evaluate the strength of a stock trend.
Once you know charting basics, try four alternative indicators: on-balance volume (OBV), average true range (ATR), plus Thermo Mode and Monkey Bars from thinkorswim® by TD Ameritrade.
Forget chart indicators for a moment, and look at the longer view. Multiple time frames can tell you as much about a trend as any old MACD.
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