Relative Strength Index

How to Choose Technical Indicators for Analyzing the Stock Markets March 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

With so many technical indicators to choose from, it can be tough to choose the ones to use in your stock trading. Consider a top-down approach to help you decide whether to use stock momentum indicators, trend indicators, or consolidating indicators.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
How to Find Stocks: Scanning the Universe of Stocks in 60 Seconds March 4, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Too many indicators can lead to indecision. Check out this stock analysis tool from TD Ameritrade that can help you make decisions about stock trades.

5 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
Where’s the Momentum? Put VWAP to the Test September 4, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

The volume-weighted average price (VWAP) indicates the average price of an intraday period weighted by volume. The value is calculated during the trading day, from open to close, making it a real-time dynamic indicator.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Keeping Your Trends Close with Moving Average Crossovers June 20, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Identifying entry and exit points is crucial for any trading strategy. A simple moving average crossover system can help.

5 min read  |  Charting
Three Indicators to Check Before the Trade October 1, 2018 3:00 AM   |  

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.

6 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Getting False Charting Signals? Try Out Indicators Off the Grid June 25, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Using stock charts and buy-sell indicators can bring a modicum of probability with which to make trading decisions. Here are three that are worthy of attention — the Standard Deviation Channel, Schaff Trend Cycle, and Simple Cloud.

5 min read  |  Charting
Dino Wars: Trading in a Range versus Trading in a Trend May 9, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Understand the difference between trading range-bound stocks versus stocks in a trend.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Charting Basics: Making Sure You Stay On-Trend January 13, 2015 7:00 PM   |  

Confirmation indicators such as moving averages and the relative strength index can help ascertain whether a stock will continue a trend.

3 min read  |  Charting
Trading Art or Science? Where Fundamentals and Technicals Meet July 11, 2012 2:42 PM   |  

Fundamental or technical analysis? You don’t have to choose. A combination can help with potential entries and exits.

7 min read  |  Trading Basics
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