In technical analysis of securities trading the stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator that uses support and resistance levels. Dr George Lane developed this indicator in the late 1950s. The term stochastic refers to the point of a current price in relation to its price range over a period of time. This method attempts to predict price turning points by comparing the closing price of a security to its price range.
Calculation: Stochastic Oscillator:
1) %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100;
2) %D = 3-day SMA of %K Lowest Low = lowest low for the look-back period Highest High = highest high for the look-back period %K is multiplied by 100 to move the decimal point two places;
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WiseTech Global Limited provides cloud-based software solutions to the logistics industry worldwide. The company develops, sells, and implements software solutions that enable logistics service providers to facilitate the movement and storage of goods and information. It primarily offers CargoWise One, a single-platform software solution to enhance the productivity and integration, automation, and communication with the supply chain. The company's CargoWise One platform offers solutions for freight forwarding, customs clearance, liner and agency, container freight station, warehousing, land transport, track and trace, and geo compliance, as well as for enterprise capabilities, including accounting, integration, customer relationship management, human resources management, workflow, integrated messaging, and document management. It serves multinational companies, and small and mid-sized regional and domestic enterprises. WiseTech Global Limited was founded in 1994 and is based in Alexandria, Australia.