A gauge of the health of a market or economy that can either be technical or fundamental in nature. An indicator can be leading, coincident or lagging, depending on whether it precedes, coincides with or lags behind the trend. Forex traders often use indicators to forecast the direction of a currency pair or the monetary policy of a nation's central bank.
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Index of leading indicators
Ultimate Oscillator
trade weighted index
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