SlowK Divergence

The SlowK Divergence (SKDV) was authored by The SKDV doubly smooths the slow K stochastic over two time periods. The user may change the input (close), method (SMA) and period lengths. This indicator’s definition is further expressed in the condensed code given in the calculation below.

SlowK Divergance

How To Trade Using SlowK Divergence

The SlowK Divergence may be used in conjunction with other studies. No trading signals are calculated for this indicator.

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//input = price, user defined, default is closing price
//period1 = user defined, default is 9
//period2 = user defined, default is 3
//method = moving average (ma), user defined, default is SMA
//stochK = stochastics fast K
//sk = slow K, index = current bar number

fastK = stochK(index, period1, input);
sk = ma(index, period1, fastK);
Plot: skdv = ma(method, index, period2, SK);