Preferred Stochastic - DiNapoli

Modified on Thu, 18 May 2023 at 03:41 PM

The Dinapoli Preferred Stochastic indicator uses a smoothing method, which is different from the standard stochastic. It was described by Joe DiNapoli. In DiNapoli’s opinion, this indicator can be useful to all traders who aren’t satisfied with the usual stochastic.

The indicator is calculated by the following formulas:

The indicator view in the chart.

The indicator has the following parameters:

Short Period

Period %K - setting of the %K period of the KD Fast indicator.

Period %D - setting of the %D period of the KD Fast indicator.

Long Period

Period %D - setting of the %D period of the KD Slow indicator.


Panel/Moving average period - selection of the indicator location in the chart:

  • New panel
  • Chart

Fast Line,Slow Line

Show value - display of the indicator value on the price scale on the left.

Scale/Auto-scaling - if this option is on, the scale will be automatically calculated, based on the minimum and maximum indicator values, so that the indicator would fit in the chart.

Color - color setting of the indicator.

Visual type - visual setting of the indicator display in the chart:

  • Line
  • Histogram
  • Hash
  • Block
  • Cross
  • Square
  • Dots
  • Up arrow
  • Down arrow
  • Axis label
  • Hide

Line style - setting of the line display style:

  • Solid
  • Dash
  • Dash - dot
  • Dash - dot - dot

Width - setting of the indicator line width.

Was this article helpful?

That’s Great!

Thank you for your feedback

Sorry! We couldn't be helpful

Thank you for your feedback

Let us know how can we improve this article!

Select atleast one of the reasons
CAPTCHA verification is required.

Feedback sent

We appreciate your effort and will try to fix the article