Overview: The Stochastic Oscillator is a popular indicator that shows where a security’s price has closed in proportion to its closing price range over a specified period of time.
Interpretation: The Stochastic Oscillator has two components: %K and %D. %K is most often displayed as a solid line and %D is often shown as a dotted line. The most widely used method for interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is to buy when either component raises above 80 or sell when either component falls below 20. Another way to interpret the Stochastic Oscillator is to buy when %K raises above %D, and conversely, sell when %K falls below %D.
Parameters: str Symbol int %K Periods int %K Slowing int %D Period’s int Moving Average Type
The most commonly used arguments are 9 for %K periods, 3 for %K slowing periods and 3 for %D smoothing.
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