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RSI Stock Indices Indicator Divergence Stock Indices Setups

Stock Indices Trading Divergence is one of the trade setups used by Stock Indices traders. It involves looking at a stock indices chart and one more stock indices technical indicator. For our example we shall use the RSI stock indices indicator.


To spot this stock indices divergence trading setup find two stock indices chart points at which stock index price makes a new swing high or a new swing low but the RSI stock indices indicator does not, indicating a divergence between stock index price and momentum.


RSI Stock Indices Trading Divergence Example:

In the stock index chart below we identify two stock indices chart points, point A and point B (swing highs)


Then using RSI stock indices indicator we check the highs made by the stock indices RSI indicator, these are the highs that are directly below the stock indices Chart points A and B.


We then draw one line on the stock index chart and another line on the RSI stock indices indicator.

Stock Indices Trading Divergence Stock Indices using RSI Stock Indices Indicator

RSI Divergence Stock Indices Setup - Stock Indices Trading Divergence Stock Indices using RSI Stock Indices Indicator



How to spot stock indices divergence

In order to spot this stock indices divergence setup we look for the following:

HH=Higher High- two highs but the last one is higher

LH= Lower High- two highs but the last one is lower

HL=Higher Low- two lows but the last one is higher

LL= Lower Low- two lows but the last one is lower

First let us look at the illustrations of these stock indices terms

Divergence Stock Indices Terms Definition

Divergence Stock Indices Terms Definition



Stock Indices Trading Divergence Stock Indices Terms Definition Examples

Stock Indices Trading Divergence Stock Indices Terms Definition Examples



There are two different types of stock indices divergence setups:


  1. Classic Divergence
  2. Hidden Divergence