Swing Index

The Swing Index was an attempt to isolate the "real" price action of a stock by comparing the relationships between the current and previous period's stock prices. The Swing Index was developed by Welles Wilder. 

Swing Index

The Swing Index was an attempt to isolate the "real" price action of a stock by comparing the relationships between the current and previous period's stock prices. The Swing Index was developed by Welles Wilder. 

 

Swing Index Calculation

Instructions on calculating the Swing Index are provided in Wilder's book, New Concepts In Technical Trading Systems.



Application of Swing Index

The Swing Index is primarily used as a component of the Accumulation Swing Index.

The Swing Index shows real price action

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