An RSI divergence indicator signal shows traders when price action and the RSI are no longer showing the same momentum. The RSI shows the magnitude of a price move in a specific timeframe. The RSI is one of the most popular oscillators used in technical analysis. A divergence looks at it in relation to the current price action.
Divergence is a signal that the current trend in the time frame on the chart has lost momentum. This is a possible signal and set up to bet on a reversal in the direction of the market price action. An RSI divergence is saying that the indicator does not agree with the price action.
How to trade the indicator:
A bullish divergence is signaled when the RSI indicator has an oversold reading then a higher low that correlates to lower lows in the price action. This can show increasing bullish momentum, a break out back above an oversold reading is a common buy parameter used to signal a new long position.
A bearish divergence is signaled when the RSI indicator has an overbought reading then a lower high that correlates to higher highs in the price action. This can show decreasing momentum and a potential reversal in the uptrend. A break down back below an overbought reading is a common profit taking or short selling parameter used to signal a new short position.
This is a MetaTrader 5 (MT5) indicator and works with all currency pairs and all timeframes. Once you download and install the indicator, it will appear in your trading chart, like the image shown above.
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