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Technical Analysis (Part 11): Direct Price Analysis (DPA): Bands

In the last article, we looked at Moving Averages. In Part 11, we take the evolution of direct price analysis, in technical analysis, a step further in its application. In this article, we are looking at 'bands' created around price, for the purposes of trade management and identifying trading opportunities. We are going to look at four of my favourites: Bollinger Bands, Donchian Bands, Keltner Bands and Envelopes 

Why use bands?

Price bands plot a price range around the original price, above and below. They overlay the price on the chart. This range can be based on…

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