Stochastic Oscillator RSI

Stochastic RSI, also known as StochRSI, is a technical indicator used in financial markets to analyze an asset's price momentum. It combines two popular indicators, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and the Stochastic Oscillator, to provide traders with a more refined tool for identifying potential trend reversals and overbought/oversold conditions.

What Stochastic RSI is it?

Stochastic RSI is a momentum oscillator that measures the relative position of the RSI within its range over a specific period. It is used to identify potential trend changes and to gauge whether an asset is overbought or oversold.

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What Stochastic RSI is based on?

Stochastic RSI is based on two underlying indicators:

  • Relative Strength Index (RSI): This indicator measures the speed and change of price movements and ranges from 0 to 100. It identifies overbought conditions when RSI is above 70 and oversold conditions when RSI is below 30.
  • Stochastic Oscillator: The Stochastic Oscillator compares the closing price of an asset to its price range over a specified period, typically 14 periods. It provides insights into the momentum of the price. 

When to use Stochastic RSI?

Stochastic RSI is used in various ways by traders and investors:

  • Identifying overbought and oversold conditions: When Stochastic RSI is above 70, it may suggest that the asset is overbought, signaling a potential price reversal. Conversely, when it's below 30, it may indicate oversold conditions, suggesting a potential buying opportunity.
  • Finding divergence: Divergence between the Stochastic RSI and the price of an asset can signal a potential change in the current trend.

Using Stochastic RSI on Altrady with TradingView Charts for Buy and Sell Signals

  1. Access the Indicator: Open a Trading view chart on Altrady and click on the "Indicators" button at the top of the chart.
  2. Search for Stochastic RSI: In the search bar within the Indicators window, type "Stochastic RSI" and select it from the list of available indicators.
  3. Adjust Settings: A settings window for the Stochastic RSI indicator will appear. You can adjust the following parameters according to your trading strategy:
    1. Source: Choose the price source you want to use for the calculations (usually "Close" is selected).
    2. Length (RSI Period): Set the look-back period for the RSI component. Commonly used values are 14 or 9.
    3. Length (Stochastic Period): Set the look-back period for the Stochastic Oscillator component. This is typically set to a shorter value, such as 3.
    4. Overbought and Oversold Levels: Define the threshold levels for overbought (e.g., 70) and oversold (e.g., 30) conditions
  4. Identify Buy and Sell Signals:
    1. Buy Signal: When the Stochastic RSI crosses above the oversold level (e.g., 20) and starts moving upward, it generates a potential buy signal. This suggests that the asset may be reversing from oversold conditions and entering an uptrend.
    2. Sell Signal: Conversely, when the Stochastic RSI crosses below the overbought level (e.g., 80) and starts moving downward, it generates a potential sell signal. This suggests that the asset may be reversing from overbought conditions and entering a downtrend.
  5. Confirmation: Using other technical and fundamental analysis tools to confirm signals generated by the Stochastic RSI is essential. Avoid relying solely on this indicator for trading decisions.



In conclusion, Stochastic RSI is a valuable ally in trading and investing. Its ability to uncover hidden signals within price data gives traders a powerful means to stay ahead of market trends, facilitating more informed and strategic decision-making. When used wisely and with other tools, Stochastic RSI can be a key asset in pursuing success in financial markets.