Stock Price Channel Indicator

Price Channel The Price Channel is volatility oscillator indicator used in technical analysis. It consists of 3 lines and is similar to a Keltner Channel or the Bollinger Bands. The 3 lines are the following: Upper Channel: which is the highest price of the last 20 periods

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Weighted Moving Average Explained

Weighted Moving Average The Weighted Moving Average — unlike a regular Moving Average — is a forecasting and trend smoothing method that tries to solve the problem of a poor and slow convergence of a Simple Moving Average by, usually, assigning lower weights to older data points.

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What Are Stock Sectors

Stock Sector The Stock Sector is a term used in finances to refer to stocks whose companies share a similar product or service. It’s especially useful when trying to compare shares with each other since companies that share a similar product or service are usually similarly affected

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What Is A Stock Market Index

Stock Market Index A Stock Market Index is an average of the shares of a market sector. There’s several ways of computing the average — typically a weighted average, but other methods can be used too. They are especially useful when trying to compare the returns of

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Standard Deviation Study

Standard Deviation The standard deviation is a fundamental piece of statistics. It’s a value used to measure the spread — or variation or volatility — of a set of data from its center of gravity — also called average. In reality, the standard deviation it’s a subproduct

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About Forex Foreign Exchange Currencies

Forex Markets The Forex — short for Foreign Exchange — is a global and decentralized market for trading currencies. The Foreign Exchange market is the biggest — therefore the most liquid — market in existence averaging some trillion dollars worth of trades each day. Due to the

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What is a Bull Market

Bull Market A Bull Market is a trend in which securities tend to rise — or are expected to rise — due to an overall optimism causing an upwards momentum. Causing investors to expect profit and gain even more confidence in the market. When this trend is

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What is a Bear Market

Bear Maket A Bear Market is a market trend in which securities tend to fall due to overall pessimism causing a sustained downwards momentum. Causing investors to expect losses and lose confidence in the market. When this trend is maintained for more of two months we can

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Simple Moving Average Explained

Simple Moving Average The Simple Moving Average is a statistical tool used to analyze data creating a series of averages. In the financial world it’s used to smooth prices and spot divergences — the notorious MACD is an example. It’s described as follows: Where:  is the period

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What Are Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands The Bollinger Bands or BB is a volatility indicator — similar to the Average True Range. This tool is an evolution of the Keltner Channel and has led to the creation of other indicators based on the Bollinger Bands. It’s one of the most known

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