Aroon Up/Down

What is the definition of Aroon Up/Down?

A trend-following indicator used to gauge the strength of a current trend and the likelihood that it will continue. The Aroon indicator system consists of three lines: Aroon Up, Aroon Down, and the Aroon Oscillator which reflects the difference between the two. The Aroon Up and Aroon Down indicators signal the start of a new trend. Chande recommends the following signals:

  • Aroon Up above 70 indicates a strong up-trend.
  • Aroon Down above 70 indicates a strong down-trend.
  • Aroon Up below 50 warns that the up-trend is weakening.
  • Aroon Down below 50 signals that the down-trend is weakening.

Stockopedia explains Aroon Up/Down...

The Aroon Oscillator was introduced by Tushar Chande in the September 1995 issue of Stocks & Commodities magazine. "Aroon" is a Sanskrit word meaning "dawn's early light".



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