Trigger Lines : Cross vs. Thrust

Trigger Lines : Cross vs. Thrust

In this Indicator Spotlight, we’re looking at the Trigger Lines indicator which can be used as a trend filter. The Fast Trigger is a LinReg Indicator, similar to the standard NinjaTrader version. The signal line is calculated by applying an EMA to the linear regression indicator. Therefore, an identical plot can be achieved by simply…

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Chande Kroll Stop vs Chandelier Exit

Volatility Stop Chande Kroll for NT8

The Chande Kroll Stop was presented by Tushar Chande and Stanely Kroll in “The New Technical Trader”. It is a volatility based trailing stop and as most indicators in this category, it will help manage your profits by keeping positions open as long as they move in your favor. In this post we’ll compare the…

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Awesome Oscillator Strategy with Z-Score values

awesome oscillator strategy

In this Indicator Spotlight, we’re looking at the Z-score and how you can use it to normalize oscillator values. Specifically, we’ll show the Z-score can be used to condition entry and exit conditions for an Awesome Oscillator strategy. To learn more about the general idea behind the Z-score and how to apply it to the…

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The Wilder Volatility Stop

Volatility Stop for NT8

When used with time based bars, the Volatility Stop indicator adjusts to the current market environment. Specifically, it allows for stop widening when volatility increases and tightening when it decreases.

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Using the Heikin Ashi Indicator for Determining Market Trends

Using the Heikin Ashi Indicator for Determining Market Trends

The Heikin-Ashi indicator (sometimes spelled Heiken Ashi) is used for determining market trends, identifying short/long biases.

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The Weekly VWAP Calculation

The Weekly VWAP for NT8

In this Indicator Spotlight, we’re looking at “The Current Week VWAP”. Many are already familiar with the current day VWAP, available from our indicator library and / or the Order Flow VWAP that comes with NinjaTrader 8. The Weekly VWAP, is a nice supplement to this analysis as it allows you to review trend and overbought/-sold information in a higher timeframe.

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Donchian Channel Strategy – The Turtle System

Donchian Channel Strategy - The Turtle System

In this spotlight we’re looking at a Donchian Channel strategy, originally developed by the Turtle Traders. This is a trend-following approach…

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Improve Probability for Opening Range Breakouts

Opening Range Breakout Strategy

Opening range breakout strategy: In this post we discuss Toby Crabel’s narrow range analyis of daily bars to improve probability for these setups

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Fibonacci retracement levels

Fibonacci extension levels

Fibonacci retracements refer to areas of support or resistance levels calculated by using the Fibonacci sequence, a.k.a. the Golden Ratio

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The Squeeze Indicator: Quiet Before the Storm

Squeeze Indicator for NT8

A frequently discussed setup is “The Squeeze” which occurs in situations of low volatility. The Squeeze indicator is used to identify situations when…

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