Technical Indicators

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Stochastics: Oscillator Measures the Power of a Price Move
Michael J. Carr | July 21, 2017

When combined with moving averages, this momentum indicator can provide timely signals on very short-term charts, making this tool a favorite of day traders.

Bollinger Bandwidth: Rare Volatility Indicator Helps Spot Price Breakouts
Michael J. Carr | July 20, 2017

Traders have very few tools to evaluate volatility on individual securities. This one offers clear and timely signals.

MoCS: Little-Known Indicator Helps Traders Stay Ahead of the Market
Profitable Trading Staff | July 7, 2017

By combining momentum and relative strength, this indicator offers clear, reliable trading signals.

Fibonacci Extensions: A Simple Way to Identify Price Targets on a Chart
Profitable Trading Staff | July 5, 2017

This technical tool helps traders determine how far a stock is likely to move in the direction of the primary trend.

Fibonacci Retracements: A Rare Indicator That Forecasts the Timing of Reversals
Profitable Trading Staff | June 15, 2017

While they can help define support or resistance, they are also one of the few tools that project precise time targets.

Fibonacci Ratios: No One Knows Why They Work, but They Do
Profitable Trading Staff | June 9, 2017

This number sequence can be used to define support and resistance levels, upside targets, and to identify times when a stock or index is likely to turn.

ATR: Volatility Indicator Helps Traders Avoid False Breakouts
Profitable Trading Staff | June 8, 2017

Trading only when Average True Range confirms the price action should help reduce the number of losing trades.

REVEALED: The Indicator With a Near-Perfect Win Rate
Amber Hestla | April 28, 2017

The secret to beating the market -- and your fellow investors -- is to use little-known indicators, which act like secret weapons for trading.

The Indicator That Defies Everything You Know About Value Investing
Tom Vician | May 6, 2016

Investors have been conditioned to buy "cheap" stocks, but this momentum indicator is proof that's a mistake.

Indicator That Blew Away the Market in 2015 Signals 'Buy' Again
Frank Bermea | November 9, 2015

We developed an indicator that has pegged some of the stock market's biggest winners. This one could be next.