Category: Indicator Autopsy

Stochastic Oscillator Indicator Autopsy

The Stochastic Oscillator indicator is available on every charting platform and is a very old indicator developed in the 1950’s by a technical analyst named George Lane. Because Stochastics is […]

Average Directional Index Indicator Autopsy (ADX)

Today we cut open the Average Directional Index, a well known tool in the indicator trading community. The Average Directional Index is abbreviated ADX for short. We are ripping open […]

Directional Movement Index (DMI) Indicator Autopsy

This week we are driving the scalpel into the Directional Movement Index indicator, generally known as DMI for short. In this article we are going to slice open the Directional […]

The Forex Aroon Indicator Autopsy

Welcome to another edition of the Indicator Autopsy where we do an autopsy on an indicator and then give it a funeral. We open it up and then examine what […]

Commodity Channel Index (CCI) Indicator Autopsy

It’s that time again where we rip open another indicator and see how it ticks and try to convince you that they don’t work. It’s time to shake off the […]

Average True Range (ATR) Indicator Autopsy

Today we will be taking a look at the Average True Range indicator (ATR) and discuss why traders use it and why we’ve decided to keep it off the charts.   […]