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How to Use Parabolic SAR

Up until now, we’ve looked at indicators that mainly focus on catching the beginning of new trends. Although it is important to be able to identify new trends, it is equally important to be able to identify where a trend ends. After all, what good is a well-timed entry without a well-timed exit?

Parabolic SAR

One indicator that can help us determine where a trend might be ending is the Parabolic SAR (Stop And Reversal). A Parabolic SAR places dots, or points, on a chart that indicate potential reversals in price movement.

From the image above, you can see that the dots shift from being below the candles during the uptrend to above the candles when the trend reverses into a downtrend.

How to Trade Using Parabolic SAR

The nice thing about the Parabolic SAR is that it is really simple to use. We mean REALLY simple.

Basically, when the dots are below the candles, it is a buy signal.

When the dots are above the candles, it is a sell signal.

Parabolic SAR signals


Yes, we thought so.

This is probably the easiest indicator to interpret because it assumes that the price is either going up or down. With that said, this tool is best used in markets that are trending, and that have long rallies and downturns.

You DON’T want to use this tool in a choppy market where the price movement is sideways.

Using Parabolic SAR to exit trades

You can also use Parabolic SAR to help you determine whether you should close your trade or not.

Check out how the Parabolic SAR worked as an exit signal in EUR/USD’s daily chart above.

Parabolic SAR exit

When EUR/USD started sliding down in late April, it seemed like it would just keep droppin’ like it’s hot. A trader who was able to short this pair has probably wondered how low it can go.

In early June, three dots formed at the bottom of the price, suggesting that the downtrend was over and that it was time to exit those shorts.

If you stubbornly decided to hold on to that trade thinking that EUR/USD would resume its drop, you would’ve probably erased all those winnings since the pair eventually climbed back near 1.3500.

SAR 抛物线指标

一开始就抓住新趋势的指标上面。虽然确认 新趋势是非常重要的,但是能够找出该趋势的结束点,同样的重要。毕竟,一个好的进场时机,怎能少了一个好的出场时机?

       有一个指标可以帮助我们,确定一个趋势是否快要结束,它就是SAR(停止和反转 StopAndReversal)抛物线 。SAR抛物线将 一些小圆点,放在图表中 价格趋势可能会反转,的潜在位置。

       从上图中,你可以看到 当趋势向上升时,小圆点在蜡烛线的下方,但当趋势反转向下跌时,小圆点立即移动到蜡烛线的上方去了。


       抛物线的最大好处是,它非常简单易用。我们指的是 真正的 简单。





       这可能是最容易解释的指标,因为它假定了 价格不是向上就是向下。根据这说法,这个工具最适合在,一个长期上涨 或 下跌的趋势市场中使用。

       你 千万不要 在一个波涛汹涌的震荡市场,尤其是当价格横盘移动时,使用 此工具。


       您还可以使用SAR抛物线 来帮助您,确定您是否应该退出您的交易。

       看看SAR抛物线,是如何在 欧元/美元 的日线图中,发出 退场的讯号

       当欧元/美元从四月底 开始下滑以来,它似乎一直保持下降的趋势。有位交易者想 做空 这货币对,并且不知道它的趋势会跌到多低。


       如果你固执地死守空单,并认为 欧元/美元 将恢复下跌,当价格最终攀升至1.3500 附近时,你大概已经失去所有赚到的钱了。