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.
Learn how to use the Volume Profile indicator on the thinkorswim® platform to help identify potential support and resistance levels.
Volume is an important technical indicator to pay attention to. Understanding the relationship between price and volume can be a useful skill for both day traders and long-term investors.
Understand how the Hull Moving Average works and how traders can apply it to their trading strategies.
Is the market pricing in a greater-than-typical move in a stock? Check the Market Maker Move indicator on thinkorswim®. Its magnitude can help inform your trading decisions.
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Identifying stocks, options, or futures to trade can be a daunting task. Earnings analysis, sentiment indicators, and charting techniques may help narrow down your choices.
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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.
Useful tools you can use are the OnDemand feature in thinkorswim from TD Ameritrade and the yield curve. OnDemand gives allows you to watch a replay of price action so you can better analyze price action. Keeping an eye on the yield curve to see if it is flattening or steepening.
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Enhance your trading strategy with backtesting; use the thinkOnDemand platform for stock backtesting to simulate a trading strategy over a time period to analyze levels of profitability and risk.
Learn about the three basic trading chart types and their advantages: line charts, bar charts, and candlestick charts.
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Having trouble selecting a strike price for an options trade? Learn how the Risk Profile tool can help select options that align with your trading strategies.
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