What Are Failure Swings & How To Trade Them

Failure Swings

In his book, J. Welles Wilder, New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems describes strong market reversals. He used the RSI (relative strength index) to measure these swings. He then gave these sharp price movement names of failure swings. There are plenty of indicators like the MACD, CCI, RSI, and the Stochastics that are plotted separately on the chart. They all give failure swings. However, almost all technical indicators show failure swings in one form or the other. What are Failure Swings? According to J. Welles, failure swings mostly occur in momentum oscillators because they show price movements in a specific …READ MORE