What is Drawdown? An Explanation…

What is Drawdown

Drawdown is the difference between the balance of your account and the net balance of your account. A drawdown is defined as the peak-to-trough decline during a specified recorded period of an investment, fund or commodity. It is typically represented as the percentage between the peak and the subsequent trough.

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Custom Screener User Guide for Investar Users

Now you can create your own custom scans with Investar. Custom Screener is a tool to help you scan stocks broken out of various technical levels or satisfying certain indicator critera that you’ve customized and built during your experience with stock markets & technical analysis. Investar’s Custom Screener encompasses all the flexibility requested by our users to provide custom, accurate & fast stock scans as well as retaining the auto-updating nature of our pre-defined scans that users are so much used to. Our motto is to help the trader/investor to find new stock ideas in the market whether you are an intraday trader, short-term swing trader or long-term investor.

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Key events which shaped the Indian stock market in 2017

The calendar year 2017 was an impressive year for equity markets as the 50-share NSE Nifty was up 28%, largely driven by liquidity following likely continuity in economic policies, government reforms, improvement in corporate earnings and also the positive global environment.

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The Difference Between ETFs and Closed-End Funds

It’s vital for traders to understand the key differences between closed-end funds (CEFs) and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Each has its pros and cons. This knowledge can translate into making informed investment decisions.

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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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