Sideways detection indicator using Bollinger bands .
In this case we take the original ratio between lower and upper and we smooth it even harder in order to get a better idea about the accuracy of the trend.
If the initial ratio is not between 0 and 1 and the smooth ratio is higher than our selected value, we get an idea if we are a in trending market or...
This is my take on a grid trading strategy. From Investopedia:
"Grid trading is most commonly associated with the foreign exchange market. Overall the technique seeks to capitalize on normal price volatility in an asset by placing buy and sell orders at certain regular intervals above and below a predefined base price."
This strategy is best used on sideways...
The purpose of this indicator is to programmatically determine the type of price trend using technical analysis tools.
You can do a quick check on the asset’s higher and lower time frames. For example, if you are trading on an H1 chart, you can check the m5 chart to ensure that the trend is in the same direction and similarly check the H4 chart to ensure...
RSI is a momentum indicator, however most people seem to be using it to go against the momentum by trying to identify tops/bottoms using it. Its in my opinion the wrong way to be using it. It can be easily used for trend following which seems like a better use for it.
Uptrend - RSI > 60
Downtrend - RSI < 40
Sideways - RSI between 40 and 60
If however not...
A simple yet powerful way to filter out choppy ranges or sideways moves without missing out on good trades
It calculates the %-distance of the price to a moving average so you can ignore buy/sell signals around the center line.
The upper and lower line are thresholds to catch reversals of the trend when the distance to moving average is increasing.