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## stochastic

[sto-kas´tik]
pertaining to a random process; used particularly to refer to a time series of random variables.

(stō-kas'tik),
Random.

## stochastic

/sto·chas·tic/ (sto-kas´tik) pertaining to a random process, particularly a time series of random variables.

## stochastic

adjective Referring to a random variable; involving chance or probability.

## stochastic

adjective Referring to a random process; a process determined by a random distribution of probabilities; referring to a behavior not governed by known equations and initial conditions, thus unpredictable at any past or future time. See Chaos. Cf Deterministic.

## sto·chas·tic

(stō-kas'tik)
1. Random.
2. radiation therapy Pertaining to the effects of radiation seen in the person exposed to such radiation. This does not have a dose threshold, given that as the dosage increases so does the severity of the reaction.
[G. stochos, target, guess]

## stochastic

arrived at by skilful conjecturing; allowing the opportunity for variation.
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lt;br> - Trade in the direction of the daily trend<br> - Pop from when the Stochastics indicator goes above the 70 to 80 level<br> - Stochastic setting of 14,3,3<br> - Wait for %K and %D lines to move above the 80 reference line<br> - Enter long on next closed candle<br> - Place a stop 10-15 pips below last low<br> - Exit when %K crosses %D again
Divergence is simply noting the difference on the chart between the direction that the Stochastics is moving when compared to how price action has been moving.
Positive divergence is when Stochastics makes a new high while price is making a new low.
LLTC is at a key point, however, it should change direction over the short-term in accordance with recent oscillating stochastic figures.
Daytraders should take heed that ETS's near-term stochastic chart indicates a weighty fall to lower prices should be likely.
Technical analysis of CNP's stochastic figure leads our researchers to conclude a leg lower.
Recent oscillating stochastic readings indicate that the stock is close to leg to new short-term lows over the next week or so.
The most recent oscillating stochastic numbers denote that the stock should trend lower over the next week or so.
Technical interpretation of the stocks's most current near- term oscillating stochastic figure causes us to believe that the stock's price will reverse direction around the corner.

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