Understanding Average True Range (ATR)

Average True Range – ATR

Average true range (ATR) is a technical analysis volatility indicator originally developed by J. Welles Wilder, Jr. for commodities. Unlike many of today’s popular indicators, this indicator does not provide you with a signal of price trend, merely the degree of price volatility specifically volatility caused by price gaps or limit moves. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data.

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Bonus Issues vs stock splits

Bonus issues and stock splits are 2 well-known corporate actions that publicly listed companies undertake to boost the number of shares traded. Although they appear to be same, there is a fundamental difference between the two. This article will cover these differences in a comprehensive manner covering what are they and why company comes with bonus issues and stock split.

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