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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The optimum buying signal in an uptrend will be after the Stochastics closes above 20 after having been below 20.
The optimum selling signal in a downtrend will be after the Stochastics closes below 80 after having been above 80.
Moreover, the stock's current trade range might probably shift tone in conjunction with our interpretation of short-term stochastic numbers.
Finally, a technical reading of SNDK's most recent short-term stochastic number leads our researchers to think that the stock's price should reverse bias soon.
JPM's stochastic number argues the stock should be positioned to trend below current levels.
We believe the stock will trend sharply lower in accordance with RJR's recent near-term stochastic analysis.
JPM is at a turning point but should head in the other direction soon in accordance with recent oscillating stochastic readings.
The stock is at a turning point and may head in the other direction over the short-term according to recent stochastic readings.
At the same time, near-term oscillating stochastic readings forecast the stock is at a juncture for a step lower.