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Bollinger Bands Forex Indicator Bulge and Squeeze Technical Analysis

The Forex Bollinger Bands are self adjusting which means the bands widen and narrow depending on forex price volatility.

 

Standard Deviation is the statistical measure of the forex price volatility used to calculate the widening or narrowing of the forex Bollinger bands. Standard deviation will be higher when forex prices are changing significantly and lower when the forex market prices are calmer.

  • When forex price volatility is high the Bollinger Bands widen.
  • When forex price volatility is low the Bollinger Bands narrows.

 

The Bollinger Bands Squeeze - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Squeeze 

Narrowing of forex Bollinger Bands is a sign of forex price consolidation and is known as the Bollinger band squeeze.

 

When the Bollinger Bands forex indicator display narrow standard deviation it is usually a time of forex price consolidation, and it is a forex trading signal that there will be a forex price breakout and it shows forex traders are adjusting their trade positions for a new move. Also, the longer the forex prices stay within the narrow bands the greater the chance of a forex price breakout.

Bollinger Squeeze - The Bollinger Bands Squeeze - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Squeeze

Bollinger Squeeze - The Bollinger Bands Squeeze - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Squeeze

 


The Bollinger Bulge - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Bulge

The widening of Bollinger Bands is a sign of a forex price breakout and is known as the Bollinger Bands Bulge.

 

Bollinger Bands that are far apart can serve as a forex trading signal that a forex trend reversal is approaching. In the Bollinger bands forex indicator example below, the forex Bollinger bands get very wide as a result of high forex price volatility on the down swing. The forex trend reverses as prices reach an extreme level according to statistics and the theory of normal distribution. The "bulge" predicts the change to a forex downtrend.

Bollinger Bulge - The Bollinger Bulge - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Bulge

Bollinger Bulge - The Bollinger Bulge - How To Forex Trade Bollinger Bands Bulge

 

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