It is an example of how I look for a reversal on a rising stock price to anticipate a top and reversal as a puts entry point.
These are my actual indicators which have changed little. If you
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Start with a stock that has been doing little for a while but on the 5-minute is executing a steep advance. You should be seeing RSI(14) already high (mostly above 70) Wm%R(14) similar, stock volume increasing with longer green bars, STO 14,3 beginning to climb, likewise STO 5,5: A/D level or beginning to slope down, Chaiken oscillator middling, OBV similar to A/D.
All this is intraday. Watch the stock price climb steeply, supported by long green volume bars. RSI will wiggle around up and down mostly in the region of +70, actually preferably slightly lower highs and lower lows, not much, the thing is not shouting at you. Definitely do want RSI climbing with the stock. No, no. Wm is similar, slightly lower and wobbly up and down a little. A/D and IBV may have a little effect, but unless large, ignore. WATCH CHAIKEN OSCILLATOR: IT NEEDS TO BE GOING DOWN, diverging from the rising stock price. After a while (1/2 hour, hour, more?) There may be a hesitation in the stock advance, but resuming shortly AT A LESS STEEP SLOPE. Not a lot of time left. Look for shorter green volume bars and an occasional red volume bar, both shorter than the previous steep price advance. The thing is tiring, late arrivers have less money to push the stock up. Usually see a typical toppy candle: shooting star, dark cloud cover, or engulfing. See the RSI diving. See Wm%R dive through -50. Sto 5,5 has already turned over to below 80, Sto 14,3 has hooked and threatening to drop through 80. Buy the puts NOW.