Category Archives: Momentum Indicators

Momentum indicators are built with trend indicators, tracking short-term overbought or oversold conditions. In general, when the oscillator value approaches the upper extreme the instrument will be overbought, and as it approaches the lower extreme it will be oversold.

Using the Z-score to condition an Awesome Oscillator Strategy

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 TDI Indicator (Traders Dynamic Index) – RSI in three timeframes

TDI setups and signals

In this Indicator Spotlight, we’re looking at the Traders Dynamic Index (TDI), an indicator that combines the RSI in three (3) timeframes…

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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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Ichimoku: Trend and Momentum in Multiple Timeframes

Ichimoku Cloud indicator for NinjaTrader 8

In this post we’re looking at a Ichimoku cloud trading setups. The setups are explained using the Ichimoku cloud indicator from LizardIndicators and…

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The Kaufman Efficiency Ratio and Balanced Momentum

Efficiency Ratio Standard vs. Balanced Momentum

In this post we’re discussing the Kaufman Efficiency Ratio and how it relates to determining market momentum, specifically the Balanced Momentum calculation

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