In the description of the indicator in the book "Bollinger on Bollinger Bands", it is said that the price remains at the borders of the lines 95% of the time and escapes those borders in 5 remaining percent. If volatility on the market is low, the upper and the lower lines are close to one the other, while the price is trading between them; the higher the volatility, the wider the channel formed by the three lines (pic 1). According to the classification, the Bollinger Bands are a trend indicator as it shows both flats and directed price movements. The timeframe may be anything from M1 to a year.
Author: Maksim Artemov
Playing on exchange markets, including Forex, a trader will inevitably come across such phenomena as Margin Call and Stop Out. At first they seem to be synonyms but in fact their meanings are completely different. Let us look at the terms more closely. Opening a position on Forex, traders leave a part of their funds, […]
Stop Loss (SL or stops) and Take Profit (TP or target price) are orders meant for the player’s safety. They are, by nature, reverse orders: ex. if a pair was bought, a triggered stop or target price initiates a reverse transaction (selling) thus locking in profits (TP) or losses (SL). Placing orders on transactions should […]