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This is the section on Technical studies and indicators. Trend indicators such as moving average, Bollinger bands, MACD, oscillators Stochastics, Williams %R, RSI, momentum. Volatility indicators, Advanced indicators by John Ehlels, CoG, MAMA, MESA and others.

SSL Indicator Methods that You Can Put to Use Today

As any forex trader worth their salt knows, there are a bewildering number of indicators out there to choose from – which is why...

The 5 Best Forex Indicators

Forex indicators use mathematical calculations to measure things like volume, exchange rates, open interest, etc. about a currency pair to let traders know if...

Everything You Need to Know About Using MACD (Moving Average Convergence...

Moving averages identify trends when filtering price fluctuations. Under this idea, Gerald Appel, an analyst and portfolio manager from New York, developed a more...

The ATR Indicator and Volatility in Trading

Have you ever considered how to use volatility in your trading? How to apply some filters according to their behavior? The ATR indicator can...

How Do Forex Robots Actually Work?

What’s this about trading robots? Do they work? Are robots bad? Many questions are those that usually roll in the head when you hear...

The Absolute Best Forex Indicators (and How to Combine Them)

One of the most challenging and time-consuming aspects is trying to find out what your trading style is and the time period that best...

Currency Strength Meter Indicators: What You Need to Know

When you go ahead and type into the Google Currency Strength Meter, believe it or not, you will see that this tool gets over...

A Detailed Look at the CCI Indicator, Warts and All

Some market indicators are single-purpose juggernauts that resemble something designed in a Soviet tractor factory to inflexibly do one job and one job only...

Forex Robots: Are they Money Making Machines?

If you have always wanted a robot to clean your house or take your dog for a walk, you would understand how attractive a...

The Application of the Moving Average on Indicators

Traders worldwide have shown interest in the Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator that we all know as MACD. Praised as a two-line indicator that has...

Market Profile Singles Indicator Review

Today we will examine the Market Profile Singles Indicator (we could also call it a single print indicator or gap indicator), which is available on the mql5.com market in metatrader4 and metatrader5 versions.

How To Use the ADX for Forex Day Trading

All that glitters is not gold, they say. The same often applies to everything that is popular. And, if nothing else, ADX is one...

Differences Between Price Action and Forex Indicators

If a survey were conducted among Forex and Futures retailers and one of the questions was: "What method or system did they first use...

Negotiation Strategies on Arrow Indicators

Arrow indicators are a set of tools for the "lazy" traders. On Forex charts, possible market entry points are indicated with arrows, green means...

Incorporating the Right Indicators Into Your Trading System

Technical traders are not making decisions on any other input but their set of indicators and rules. As a holistic approach, it is a...

Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands Bollinger Bands are a type of volatility oscillator created by the great technical analyst John Bollinger. If this is your first time seeing this indicator, it probably looks

Which Indicator is Best for Trade Management and Risk Measurement?

Out of the thousands of indicators out there that technical forex traders add to their charts, there is one that is often overlooked. Sometimes...

How to Trade with Sentiment Indicators

Can sentiment indicators help us make good investment decisions? When is the best time to use them? In this article, we will see three...

MACD – Moving Average Convergence Divergence

The MACD Fig 1- Chart with MACD. Click on it to enlarge The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is probably one of the most popular and well-known oscillator indicators in

Dangers of The RSI Indicator

Relative Weakness or Relative Strength? The RSI is a popular indicator but it is not without its detractors. If you go online to learn...

How to Properly Interpret Volume

Volume Historically, and this is especially true in traditional equity markets, volume is often the most important indicator out there. Some people argue that volume is not overly reliable in

Using Parabolic SAR With Dynamic Stops Losses

One of the best-known indicators in the Forex market is the Parabolic SAR indicator. This is because it tells us when the momentum is...

The True Benefits of the ATR Indicator

Instead of using your own judgment, some statistical measures of price volatility are available. One of the most popular is the ATR indicator (Average...

Indicator Testing Pitfall – Repainters

30Test, test and test – the three most important things about choosing a new indicator. But can testing lead you down the wrong path? Before...

Boost Indicators Vs. Burst Indicators in Forex

Some traders prefer to use breakpoints that signal a trend entry, while others prefer to use indicators that simply show a strong directional impulse....

Backtesting Indicators of a Swing Trading System Guide

Most traders already know that designing an algorithm to trade in the forex market is an essential step. We also know that any such...

Let’s Trade Divergences!

Trading with Divergences Almost all forms of technical analysis involve the use of lagging indicators - or lagging analysis. There are very few indicators that use any type of leading

Designing a Trading Strategy – Part 3

Introduction

The Williams %R Indicator: Winning Custom Interpretation Twists

There are special ways we can take signals out of an indicator, ways not described by default. In many cases we find an indicator...

Overview of Forex Indicator Types and Uses

Indicators are a tool that Forex’s technical analysis, traders, and statisticians use in financial markets to take a statistical approach rather than a subjective...

Guide to Selecting Custom Forex Trading Indicators

How should you use custom forex trading indicators and should you buy them? One of the greatest gifts modern technology has bestowed upon us as...

Five Great Things you’ve Never Heard about Bollinger Bands

  Everybody knows Bollinger Bands, that kind of rivery thing surrounding prices. But almost nobody knows what to do with them. Maybe we can help a bit with that. 1

RSI: The Best Forex Indicator?

Far from being something that will help you operate profitably, the usual use of Forex indicators really causes more losses than gains among inexperienced...

What You Need to Know About Trading with the Williams %R...

Do you trade using indicators? Still do not know this indicator created by Larry Williams? The Williams %R indicator, although less popular than others, is worth studying.

The Truth About Moving Averages

Moving Averages Of all the technical indicators that exist, moving averages are probably the most well known. Moving averages are also one of the only technical indicators ever used by

Forex Indicator Testing Tips & Shortcuts

By now you all know that Forex trading with indicators is by far the superior way of trading. Forex is not the stock market...

All You Need to Know About Manual Trading Vs. Copy Trading

These days, there are a lot of different ways that you can trade, two of the main ways that people trade include manual trading...

Using Volume and Volume Indicators for Swing Trading

Volume is the lifeblood of forex trading but is often misunderstood and many traders don’t know how to use it to their advantage. If...

Top 5 Forex Trend Indicators for New and Experienced Traders

There are thousands of indicators out there. In fact, there are so many that it is impossible to look at them all. What you...

Guide to Finding Trend Indicators

As an invested trader or a keen observer, you probably recognize the importance of understanding and using indicators in forex trading. Thankfully, owing to...

EURAUD Reveals Strength Signals (UPDATE)

In our previous market analysis corresponding to EURAUD cross (read here,) we commented that the price action revealed potential raises, supported by the price action and confirmed by the RSI oscillator.

Parabolic Sar Need Not be Complicated – Read these Best Practices...

In forex trading, some indicators are a case study in making sure you're using the right tool for the right job and what can...

What is the Best Forex Trading Software?

Several software categories could fit into this question, depending on if you are looking for a platform that connects to a broker market feedback,...