Guide to Trading with the Williams %R Indicator on IQ Option

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Guide to trading with the Williams %R indicator on IQ Option

Overview of the Williams %R indicator

Also known as Williams Percent Range, the Williams %R is a momentum indicator that oscillates between 0 and -100. It's used to show when an underlying instrument is overbought or oversold. An asset is said to be overbought when the indicator crosses over the -20 line while it's oversold when it crosses under the -80 line.

In this guide, I'll show you how to set up the Williams %R indicator on IQ Option. Next, I'll show you how to use it to trade.

Setting up the Williams %R indicator on IQ Option

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After logging into your IQ Option account, set up your chart. Here, I'm using the EUR/USD Japanese candles chart.
Click on the indicators feature and select momentum indicators. Next select the Williams percent range.
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Click on the settings feature.

Next, set the period to 14. The upper line should be adjusted to -80 while the lower line should be -20. Click on apply to save these settings.

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The William's %R indicator should appear at the bottom of your chart. The range between the -20 and -80 is purple while the indicator is a blue line.

Trading with Williams %R on IQ Option

Your objective should be identifying when the indicator crosses the overbought and oversold lines

williams trend is changing to downtrend
Williams% R indicator crosses under the -20

When the indicator crosses under the -20 line it's a signal that the bears are taking over and a downtrend is imminent. Open a sell trade. Using the 5 minute candles, you can open a trade that lasts 30 minutes on IQ Option.

williams trend is changing to uptrend
Williams%R indicator crosses over the -80

When the indicator crosses over the -80, it's an indicator that the bulls are takingĀ  over. At this point enter a buy position.

As you've seen, the Williams %R indicator is one of the simplest to use on IQ Option.

Now that you know how to set it up, open an IQ Option practice account and try it out.

Good luck

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