You are here: Technical Analytics > Chart Indicators > Awesome Oscillator

Awesome Oscillator

The Awesome Oscillator is an indicator used to measure market momentum. AO calculates the difference of a 34 Period and 5 Period Simple Moving Averages. The Simple Moving Averages that are used are not calculated using closing price but rather each bar's midpoints. AO is generally used to affirm trends or to anticipate possible reversals.

To apply an Awesome Oscillator Indicator

  1. From within a chart, from the Edit menu select Studies.
  2. Choose Awesome Oscillator and click Add to add the study to the Applied Studies group.
  3. Complete parameters as necessary.

Once the study is defined, you can elect to uncheck/check to remove and add the study to your chart.

Important Disclosures