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Trend direction and volatility are two variables an option trader relies on. Combining trend following, momentum, and trend reversal indicators on the thinkorswim platform may help you determine which direction prices may be moving and with how much momentum.
Momentum indicators can be useful trading tools for identifying when a stock price is undergoing a change in trend.
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