Moving Averages: Explained & Examined

Moving averages are a technical analysis tool that smooths price data over a specific period. This smoothed price line helps limit the impact of random, short-term market movements that make it harder for traders to …

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What Is a Tick Chart?

A tick chart draws a new bar after a set number of trades. A time-based chart creates a new bar after every period, such as one hour. Tick charts offer many benefits over time-based charts …

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What Is Open Interest?

Open interest is the number of unsettled outstanding derivative contracts. Each contract must have a buyer and a seller. It is considered open when a buyer or seller initiates a contract, but a counterparty does …

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Trend Following: A Definitive Guide

Trend following or trend trading is a systematic trading style that attempts to profit from trends in the market. Trend following buys when an asset’s price rises and goes short when an asset’s price falls. …

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