Relative Strength

Relative strength is a ratio of a stock price to a market average. It is used in technical analysis.

It is not to be confused with Relative Strength Index.

Technical analysis
Concepts
  • Support and resistance
  • Trend line
  • Breakout
  • Market trend
  • Dead cat bounce
  • Elliott wave principle
  • Fibonacci retracements
  • Pivot point
  • Dow theory
Charts
  • Candlestick chart
  • OHLC chart
  • Line chart
  • Point and figure chart
  • Kagi chart
Patterns
Chart
  • Head and shoulders
  • Cup and handle
  • Double top and double bottom
  • Triple top and triple bottom
  • Broadening top
  • Price channels
  • Wedge pattern
  • Triangle
  • Flag and pennant
  • Island reversal
  • Gap
Candlestick
Simple
  • Doji
  • Hammer
  • Hanging man
  • Inverted hammer
  • Shooting star
  • Marubozu
  • Spinning top
Complex
  • Three white soldiers
  • Three Black Crows
  • Morning star
  • Hikkake pattern
Indicators
Trend
  • Average directional index (ADX)
  • Ichimoku Kinkō Hyō
  • Moving average convergence/divergence (MACD)
  • Mass index
  • Moving average (MA)
  • Parabolic SAR (SAR)
  • Smart money index (SMI)
  • Trix
  • Vortex Indicator (VI)
  • Know sure thing oscillator (KST)
Momentum
  • Relative strength index (RSI)
  • Stochastic oscillator
  • True strength index (TSI)
  • Williams %R (%R)
Volume
  • Accumulation/Distribution index
  • Money flow index (MFI)
  • On-balance volume (OBV)
  • Volume–price trend (VPT)
  • Force index (FI)
  • Negative volume index (NVI)
  • Ease of movement
  • Put/call ratio (PCR)
Volatility
  • Average true range (ATR)
  • Bollinger Bands (BB)
  • Donchian channel
  • Standard deviation (σ)
Other
  • Advance–decline line (ADL)
  • Arms index (TRIN)
  • Commodity channel index (CCI)
  • Coppock curve
  • Keltner channel
  • McClellan oscillator
  • Ulcer Index
  • Ultimate oscillator
Financial markets
Types of stocks
  • Common stock
  • Golden share
  • Preferred stock
  • Restricted stock
  • Tracking stock
Share capital
  • Authorised capital
  • Issued shares
  • Shares outstanding
  • Treasury stock
Participants
  • Broker-dealer
  • Floor broker
  • Floor trader
  • Investor
  • Market maker
  • Proprietary trader
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Stock trader
Exchanges
  • Electronic communication network
  • Stock exchange opening times
  • Over-the-counter
  • List of stock exchanges
  • Multilateral trading facility
Stock valuation
  • Alpha
  • Arbitrage pricing theory
  • Beta
  • Book value
  • Capital asset pricing model
  • Dividend yield
  • Earnings per share
  • Earnings yield
  • Dividend discount model
  • Security characteristic line
  • Security market line
  • T-Model
Trading theories
and strategies
  • Algorithmic trading
  • Buy and hold
  • Concentrated stock
  • Contrarian investing
  • Day trading
  • Efficient-market hypothesis
  • Fundamental analysis
  • Growth stock
  • Market timing
  • Modern portfolio theory
  • Momentum investing
  • Mosaic theory
  • Pairs trade
  • Post-modern portfolio theory
  • Random walk hypothesis
  • Style investing
  • Swing trading
  • Technical analysis
  • Trend following
Related terms
  • Block trade
  • Cross listing
  • Dark liquidity
  • Dividend
  • Dual-listed company
  • DuPont analysis
  • Flight-to-quality
  • Haircut
  • Initial public offering
  • Margin
  • Market anomaly
  • Market capitalization
  • Market depth
  • Market manipulation
  • Market trend
  • Mean reversion
  • Momentum
  • Open outcry
  • Public float
  • Public offering
  • Rally
  • Reverse stock split
  • Returns-based style analysis
  • Short selling
  • Slippage
  • Speculation
  • Stock dilution
  • Stock split
  • Trade
  • Uptick rule
  • Volatility
  • Voting interest
  • Stock market index

Other articles related to "relative strength":

Relative Strength Index - Calculation
... The ratio of these averages is the relative strength or relative strength factor If the average of D values is zero, then the RSI value is defined as 100 ... The relative strength factor is then converted to a relative strength index between 0 and 100 The exponential moving averages should be appropriately initialized with a simple average using the ...
Relative Strength Index - Interpretation - Overbought and Oversold Conditions
... The center line for the relative strength index is 50, which is often seen as both the support and resistance line for the indicator ... If the relative strength index is below 50, it generally means that the stock's losses are greater than the gains ... When the relative strength index is above 50, it generally means that the gains are greater than the losses ...

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