Tag: moving average

Exponential VWAP Indicator

Exponential VWAP

Two of the most common indicators I see used by traders are the EMA (Exponential Moving Average) and VWAP (Volume Weighted Average Price). Typically, traders prefer the EMA to a standard moving average because it will react faster to price movements, causing less lag than a standard moving average. Because the VWAP indicator uses a …

Continue reading

Moving Average Crossover Traders – How to Beat Them

NinjaTrader Moving Average Crossover

Moving Average Crossovers For many years, futures, fores, and equities traders alike have been using moving average crossovers to determine trends in the market. A very common trading strategy amongst traders is to go long when a faster moving average crosses above a slower moving average, and to go short when the faster moving average …

Continue reading

The Trouble With the ATR Trailing Stop Indicator

TradeStation Average True Range Trailing Stop

The Trouble With the ATR Trailing Stop Indicator The ATR Trailing Stop Indicator relies on the calculation of the True Range. True Range and the Average True Range (ATR) are a commonly used value in automated trading. The ATR) value is commonly used to determine volatility in the markets. It is used by Futures, Forex, …

Continue reading