Classic Chart Indicators and Studies
Find descriptions, formulas, parameters, and other help for the indicators and studies used by the Barchart.com Classic Charting application below. Classic Charts are available for use with a subscription to Barchart Premier.
When charting any of the studies, the argument coloring is red, green then blue. For example, on a Moving Average chart [9, 18, 40], the 9 day would be the red line, 18 day would be the green line and the 40 day would be the blue line. The argument order is displayed on the chart next to the study name.
About the Composite Indicator, TrendSpotter
TrendSpotter is a computerized trend analysis system, developed by Barchart.com. The system uses a combination of wave theory, market momentum and volatility in an attempt to find a general trend for a specific market. TrendSpotter attempts to cut losers early and let winners run.
A graphical interpretation of TrendSpotter can be viewed using either Classic or Technical Charts.