How Stochastic Oscillator Stock Indices Indicator Works
The Stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator uses time periods to calculate the fast and slow lines. The number of time periods used to calculate the %K and %D line depends on what purpose a Stock Indices trader is using the Stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator for.
- A stock indices trader using the Stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator in combination with a stock indices trend indicator to see overbought and oversold levels, one can use periods 10 periods.
- The default period used by stochastic stock indices oscillator indicator is 12.
Traders should not use stochastic stock indices indicator alone for making stock indices decisions, but should use this Stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator in combination with other stock indices technical indicators.
In ranging stock indices markets this Stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator can be used to show oversold/overbought levels as potential profit taking points when trading the stock index market.
Oversold and overbought stock indices levels by default are 20 and 80, but other stock indices traders use 30 and 70.
To look for "overbought" region at the indicator's 80% stochastic stock indices oscillator mark is used
To look for "oversold" region 20% stochastic stock indices oscillator mark is use.
The overbought and oversold levels are displayed as dotted horizontal lines on the stochastic oscillator stock indices indicator. These levels can also be adjusted to the 30 and 70 levels.
Overbought and Oversold Levels on Stochastic Oscillator Stock Indices Indicator