by Debbie Hodgkins
Updated: July 27, 2015
The stochastic oscillator is a technical tool that was popularized by George Lane. It is a momentum indicator based on the idea that in an uptrending market the close tends to be near the high of the price bar, and in a downtrending market the close tends to be near the low of the price bar.
Watch an 11-minute lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom to learn how you can use this popular indicator in your analysis and trading.