The Average Directional Index Volatility Moving Average (ADXVMA) is a volatility based moving average with the volatility being determined by the value of the ADX. An Indicator Spotlight post (with video) is available here. The ADX provides levels of support during uptrends and resistance during downtrends. The indicator may also be used as a trendfilter. The trend can be positive, negative or neutral.


Indicator Description

The Average Directional Index Volatility Moving Average, or the ADXVMA, is a volatility based moving average with the volatility being determined by the value of the ADX. Our ADXVMA may also be used with other input series than price. Furthermore, one may plot the trend using paint bars.

Other Library indicators

The ADXVMA is best used in combination with  additional tools for technical analysis such as momentum oscillators, support / resistance and volume indicators. Specifically, you may review the Acceleration Deceleration, Fast Stochastics, LBR 3/10 Oscillator, RSI or the TDI. The Indicator Spotlight newsletter reviewed the ADXVMA and the TDI indicators.

For support / resistance levels you may have a look our Session Tools and Fibonacci lines, such as the Pivots Daily, Pivots Weekly, Pivots Monthly, Pivots N Monthly, Camarilla Pivots Daily, Camarilla Pivots Weekly, Camarilla Pivots Monthly, Camarilla Pivots N Monthly, Prior Day Fib Lines / Current Day Fib LinesPrior Week Fib Lines / Current Week Fib Lines, the Current Month Fib Lines / Prior Month Fib Lines or the Current N Month Fib Lines / Prior N Month Fib Lines. Our Indicator Spotlight newsletter previously reviewed the Daily Pivot Levels and Fibonacci Retracement levels.

You may also review our tools for Range and Volume Analyis, i.e. relative range / relative volume analysis. An alternative method for determining trend bias is available from the Heinkin Ashi indicator, Daily Regression Channel, Moving Average Wave and the SuperTrend . The Indicator Spotlight issues on the Heikin Ashi and the Regression Chanel are also available. Finally, the Indicator Library also features the standard ADX and ADXVMA Plus, in addition to the ADXR.

The ADXVMA indicator is available for NinjaTrader 8.