What First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL) Traders Should Know (2020-01-06)

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REPORTING FOR 2020-01-06 | WCX19.ORG: We have done an in-depth analysis of how FTSL has been trading over the last 2 weeks and the past day especially. On its latest session, First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL) opened at 47.99, reaching a high of 48.0 and a low of 47.845 before closing at a price of 48.0. There was a total volume of 565075.

VOLUME INDICATORS FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR LOAN FUND ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL): We saw an accumulation-distribution index of 1577.11429, an on-balance volume of -47.99, chaikin money flow of 30.0 and a force index of 0.00385. There was an ease of movement rating of 0.00022, a volume-price trend of 0.55015 and a negative volume index of 1000.0.

VOLATILITY INDICATORS FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR LOAN FUND ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL): We noted an average true range of 0.06775, bolinger bands of 47.95928, an upper bollinger band of 47.60572, lower bollinger band of 47.845, a bollinger high band indicator of 1.0, bollinger low band indicator of 1.0, a central keltner channel of 47.945, high band keltner channel of 47.935, low band keltner channel of 47.955, a high band keltner channel indicator of 1.0 and a low band keltner channel indicator of 1.0. There was a donchian channel high band of 47.845, a donchian channel low band of 47.845, a donchian channel high band indicator of 1.0, and a donchian channel low band indicator of 1.0.

TREND INDICATORS FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR LOAN FUND ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL): We calculated a Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) of -0.0028, a MACD signal of -0.00156, a MACD difference of -0.00125, a fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 47.845, a slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 47.845, an Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) of unknown, an ADX positive of 20.0, an ADX negative of 20.0, a positive Vortex Indicator (VI) of 1.0, a negative VI of 1.0, a trend vortex difference of 0.24382, a trix of 0.84498, a Mass Index (MI) of 1.0, a Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -66.66667, a Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO) of -0.54348, a KST Oscillator (KST) of 11.48974 and a KST Oscillator (KST Signal) of 11.48974 (leaving a KST difference of -0.66066). We also found an Ichimoku rating of 47.995, an Ichimoku B rating of 47.995, a Ichimoku visual trend A of 47.4917, an Ichimoku visual trend B of 47.5984, an Aroon Indicator (AI) up of 4.0 and an AI indicator down of 4.0. That left a difference of -4.0.

MOMENTUM INDICATORS FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR LOAN FUND ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL): We found a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.0, a Money Flow Index (MFI) of 100.0, a True Strength Index (TSI) of 100.0, an ultimate oscillator of 78.93917, a stochastic oscillator of 1550.0, a stochastic oscillator signal of 1550.0, a Williams %R rating of 1450.0 and an awesome oscillator of -0.00893.

RETURNS FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR LOAN FUND ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL): There was a daily return of 1.14897, a daily log return of -0.2616 and a cumulative return of -0.26126.

What the heck does all of this mean? If you are new to technical analysis, the above may be gibberish to you, and that’s OK (though we do advise learning these things). The bottom line is that AS OF 2020-01-06 (if you are reading this later, the analysis will be out of date), here is what our deep analysis of technical indicators are telling us for First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL)…

DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL) based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.