Stochastic

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Stochastic

In technical analysis, a way to calculate momentum in which one only considers price movements and not trading volume. Most calculations of momentum consider both factors. See also: Stochastic oscillator.
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lt;br> - Trade in the direction of the daily trend<br> - Pop from when the Stochastics indicator goes above the 70 to 80 level<br> - Stochastic setting of 14,3,3<br> - Wait for %K and %D lines to move above the 80 reference line<br> - Enter long on next closed candle<br> - Place a stop 10-15 pips below last low<br> - Exit when %K crosses %D again
Divergence is simply noting the difference on the chart between the direction that the Stochastics is moving when compared to how price action has been moving.
Positive divergence is when Stochastics makes a new high while price is making a new low.
Daytraders should take heed that ETS's near-term stochastic chart indicates a weighty fall to lower prices should be likely.
We believe the stock will trend sharply lower in accordance with RJR's recent near-term stochastic analysis.
Technical analysis of CNP's stochastic figure leads our researchers to conclude a leg lower.
Recent oscillating stochastic readings indicate that the stock is close to leg to new short-term lows over the next week or so.
The most recent oscillating stochastic numbers denote that the stock should trend lower over the next week or so.
Technical interpretation of the stocks's most current near- term oscillating stochastic figure causes us to believe that the stock's price will reverse direction around the corner.