Donchian channels are a simple, yet diverse technical tool. Created by renowned trader and analyst Richard Donchian, they are used to identify market state and trading signals.
Learn more about the Parabolic SAR (stop and reverse), a technical indicator that examines a security’s momentum to get a better idea of when a trend is ending.
The stochastic oscillator examines the closing price of a security in relation to its trading range for a specified period. Its development is credited to Dr. George Lane.
France is a key participant in the European Union and understanding the significance of the country's economic data can give traders an edge with the euro.
The Commodity Channel Index (CCI) employs a moving average to measure the normality of current price action, developed in 1980 by Donald Lambert.
The Average True Range (ATR) indicator is a popular way by which to measure a financial instrument's volatility. Find out more about ATR at FXCM.
The relative strength index (RSI) is a mathematically derived indicator used in the technical analysis of financial instruments.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) is an oscillator-style technical indicator that has become one of the most popular tools among forex traders.
The Speculative Sentiment Index is a proprietary FXCM tool that analyzes current data on how many buyers and sellers are active in the market.
Find out more about how traders look for trends based on alterations in fundamental economic and political indicators that can influence currency flows.
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