The Stochastic Oscillator measures how much a price tends to close in the upper or lower areas of its trading range. Stochastic %D is a smoothed version of the Stochastic %K. Stochastic D% is used as a signal line for Stochastic K%. A buy is triggered when Stochastic K% crosses above Stochastic D% from a level typically below 30. A sell if triggered when Stochastic K% crosses below Stochastic D% from typically above 70. |