Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF (VTEB) Declines 0.014% for Jan 11

Lloyd Doyle
January 12, 2018

Simply put, the ATR determines the volatility of a security over a given period of time, or the tendency of the security to move one direction or another. ADX calculations are made based on the moving average price range expansion over a specified amount of time. At the time of writing, Intl Div Appreciation ETF Vanguard (VIGI) has a 14-day ATR of 0.44.

The ETF is -10.26% of its 52-Week High and 6.99% of its low, and is now having ATR of 0.87. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. Some analysts believe that the ADX is one of the best trend strength indicators available.

Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 75.59, the 7-day sits at 81.73, and the 3-day is resting at 88.40 for High Dividend Yld Indx ETF Vanguard (VYM). Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well. The RSI may be used to help spot points of reversals more accurately. Since its inception, RSI has remained very popular with traders and investors.

Nasdaq Internet PS's Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -1.21.

A commonly used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average. The average true range indicator was created by J. Welles Wilder in order to measure volatility. The RSI is considered to be an internal strength indicator, not to be confused with relative strength which is compared to other stocks and indices.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Nasdaq Internet PS (PNQI) is sitting at 21.69. Telecom Services ETF Vanguard (VOX)'s Williams %R presently stands at -48.70. ADX is charted as a line with values ranging from 0 to 100. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. On the other end of the spectrum, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold. The present 14-day ATR for Short-Term Bond ETF Vanguard (BSV) is now standing at 0.07. Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. A move above 70 is widely considered to show the stock as overbought, and a move below 30 would indicate that the stock may be oversold. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. Wilder has developed multiple indicators that are still quite popular in today's investing landscape. The goal is typically to discover stocks that are most likely to outperform in the future. Investors trying to shift the odds in their favor may be searching for the ideal balance and diversification to help mitigate the risk and enjoy healthier profits. Investors often have to figure out not only how certain companies are faring, but also how the overall global economic landscape is shaping up.

Investors might be taking a closer look into the crystal ball to try and decipher what is in store for the second half of the year in the stock market.

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