Category Archives: Moving Averages

Moving averages can help you identify the direction and strength of a trend. Specifically, by using moving, you may interpret whether a trend is about to consolidate, or reverse, and better manage your profits.

Coral Trend Slope vs. Volatility Channel

The Coral Filter is a linear combination of moving averages, all obtained by a triple or higher order of exponential smoothing. To learn more about the Coral Filter, a.k.a. Coral Trend indicator, watch the video or continue reading below: As the name implies, it is a tool to determine trend bias, filtering out setups that…

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The ADXVMA Indicator and Adaptive Moving Averages

The ADXVMA indicator is an adaptive moving average and automatically responds to price volatility. Specifically, it follows price closely during trending markets whereas it is less sensitive during sideways action. To learn more about the ADXVMA indicator and adaptive moving averages, watch the video or continue reading below: Moving Averages vs. Adaptive Moving Averages Originally,…

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The Quantitative Qualitative Estimation Indicator

The Quantitative Qualitative Estimation ( QQE ) indicator is an offspring from Wilder’s famous Relative Strength Index ( RSI ). The base plot is an RSI smoothed over 5 periods supplemented by a signal line. The signal line is composed of a moving Average True Range (ATR). By smoothing the QQE and signal lines, the…

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The Arnaud Legoux Moving Average: Information Value vs. Information Confidence

In this Spotlight we’re looking at the Arnaud Legoux Moving Average (ALMA) which was developed as an alternative to conventional moving averages. Specifically, Legoux sought to create a smooth moving average without compromising responsiveness. To learn more, check out the video or continue reading below. The ALMA indicator is a linear filter whose coefficients are…

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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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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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A Very Relative Volume

Relative Volume indicator for NinjaTrader 8

The Relative Volume for NinjaTrader is a powerful indicator, allowing you to address volume changes between the overnight, European and US regular sessions.

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Gapless Indicators for NT8

Gapless indicators for NT8

Gapless Indicators measure the difference between the prior day close and yesterday’s last indicator plot, transferring it to the current open.

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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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