The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. The Stochastic Momentum Index (SMI) indicator was developed by William Blau and is based on the Stochastic indicator.
Shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF traded up $0.12, hitting $73.99, on Wednesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The 14-day RSI is now at 69.26, the 7-day stands at 68.64, and the 3-day is sitting at 44.4. The ADX is a technical indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder used to determine the strength of a trend. Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock in relation to the highs and lows over a certain time period. Generally, the RSI is considered to be oversold when it falls below 30 and overbought when it heads above 70. A level of 50 would indicate neutral market momentum.
ETFS Foreign Exchange Limited (USGB.L) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -64.42. Many traders will use the ADX alongside other indicators in order to help spot proper trading entry/exit points. Dedicated investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was created to measure overbought and oversold market conditions.
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The 14-day ADX for USA Min Vol Small-Cap Ishares Edge MSCI ETF (SMMV) is now at 24.6. A reading under 20 would indicate no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. The ADX is often used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of the trend. Investors and traders may use this indicator to help spot price reversals, price extremes, and the strength of a trend.
Investors may be studying other technical indicators like the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. The Williams %R indicator helps show the relative situation of the current price close to the period being observed. Investors will commonly use Williams %R in conjunction with other trend indicators to help spot possible stock turning points. iShares Asia 50 ETF (IAA.AX)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -38.53. A common look back period is 14 days.
iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Jpn ETF has perf of -0.04% YTD, 1 year of 21.23% and 3 years of 5.98%. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal. In general, if the reading goes above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. Checking on some basic levels for Marquette Natl Cp (MNAT), the 50-day Moving Average is now 30.9, the 200-day Moving Average is 26.86, and the 7-day is standing at 31.16. Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs.