Exploring Oscillators and Indicators: Leading And Lagging Indicators

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  1. What are leading, lagging and coincident indicators? What are they for?

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  2. What precisely is a stochastic oscillator meant to predict?

    Gain a basic understanding of the stochastic oscillator and how this technical indicator is designed to predict reversals ... Read Answer >>
  3. Why is divergence between indicators important for traders?

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  4. What do traders determine when there is divergence between an oscillator and a moving ...

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  5. How do I identify divergence on a security?

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  6. How do you know where on the oscillator you should make a purchase or sale?

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