Best Technical Indicators for Day Trading: Simple and Clutter Free

The MACD, RSI, moving average, Bollinger Bands, stochastics, and the list goes on, but what are the best technical indicators for day trading? Day traders need to act quickly, so trying to monitor too many indicators becomes time consuming, counter productive and is actually likely to deteriorate performance. When day trading--whether stocks, forex or futures--keep it simple. Use only a few indicators, maximum, or not using any is fine too. Consider these tips to find the best day trading indicator(s) for you. Day Trading with Indicators or No IndicatorsIndicators are just manipulations of price data or volume data, therefore many traders don't use indicators at all.

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MACD Explained along with trade signals and examples

Example/Case Study  When MACD should be avoided ?  Video Tutorials On MACD  MACD stands for Moving Average Convergence and Divergence. MACD is a calculated by subtracting fast Exponential Moving Average and a Slow Exponential Moving Average. These average moves towards and away from each other and hence the name was given as Moving Average Convergence and Divergence. Mr. Gerald Appel invented MACD in the late 1970s. MACD is so popular because it is one of the most reliable and easy to use technical indicator. Even though it is lagging indicator, it provides signal before moving average cross over.

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Brazilian Broker Rico Corretora Launches MetaTrader 5 on the BM&FBovespa Exchange

The MetaTrader 5 trading platform has further expanded its presence in Brazil. The country's second-largest broker Rico Corretora has launched MetaTrader 5 for Stocks, Futures and Options trading with BM&FBovespa. Now the main Brazilian brokers are offering the world's most powerful trading platform. "We are happy to offer this powerful cutting-edge platform to our clients who trade on BMF&Bovespa," says Everson Ramos, IT Director of Rico Corretora. "Traders get access to the rich functionality of MetaTrader 5, including everything from trading and analytical functions which have become a de facto industry standard, to the Market of ready-to-use trading robots, copy trading and built-in virtual hosting.

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Metatrader 4: Trailing Stop

 Stop Loss is intended for reducing of losses where the symbol price moves in an unprofitable direction. If the position becomes profitable, Stop Loss can be manually shifted to a break-even level. To automate this process, Trailing Stop was created. This tool is especially useful when price changes strongly in the same direction or when it is impossible to watch the market continuously for some reason. NOTE: Metatrader 4 terminal should be connected. In case if MT4 Terminal disconnected the trailing stop doesn’t work. How to set Trailing Stop order:The Trailing Stop Loss and Take Profit limits, which you have learned to set, were sent to the broker.

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Technical Indicator Builder Overview

Molanis Technical Indicator Builder has an easy to use, highly intuitive graphical environment with a comprehensive set of predefined blocks that let you design Custom Indicators for MetaTrader 4 in minutes. No coding, programming or MQL knowledge is required. Molanis’ MQL code generator transforms your design into ready to use custom indicators. A Technical Indicator is a result of mathematical calculations based on the price and/or volume of a currency pair. Most used technical indicators (i. e. Moving Average and MACD) have a fixed mathematical calculation.

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Coach's Corner: Taking the Long View with MACD in Multiple Time Frames

If the market were the Old West, right about now you might be “shooting from the hip,” reacting to anything that moves, and every market whim. But hold on there, trader. You now have electric can openers, as well as time to identify your target, take aim, and fire more thoughtfully. From a technician's perspective, looking at longer-term charts may also help you zero in before you pull the trigger on shorter time frames. Let's walk through an example of a bullish entry. What's on the Wanted Poster? Sometimes the best way to identify your target is to find higher ground.

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What is the best Pivot Point indicator for MetaTrader (MT4)

This is a discussion onWhat is the best Pivot Point indicator for MetaTrader (MT4)within the Trading Software forums, part of the Commercial category; Hi, Apologies in advance, I know this question has been asked several times. For the record, does anyone know of. . . May 10, 2010, 10:41am   #1 What is the best Pivot Point indicator for MetaTrader (MT4) Hi, Apologies in advance, I know this question has been asked several times. For the record, does anyone know of the best pivot point calculator for MT4, one that does daily, monthly and weekly and knows how to ignore weekend figures.

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Indicador técnico Traditional MACD

The MACD indicator in MetaTrader 4/5 looks different than the MACD indicator in most other charting software. That's because the MetaTrader 4/5 version of MACD displays the MACD line as a histogram when it is traditionally displayed as a line. Additionally, the MetaTrader 4/5 version computes the Signal line using an SMA whereas according to MACD definition it's supposed to be an EMA. The MetaTrader 4/5 version also does not compute a true MACD Histogram (the difference between the MACD/Signal lines), this can be confusing for people new to MetaTrader 4/5 since the MACD line is displayed as a histogram.

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Expert Advisor Programming

Have you tried to learn MQL4 programming elsewhere and been frustrated. Then this may be the book for you, especially if you[] Know either C, PHP or some other programming language. This book is not for those new to programming but for those new to MQL4. Years of programming experience is not required but you cant look at "&&" and be confused. [] Have attempted to use other EAs before and know how to tune them to fractional pip brokers (multiply slippage and stop loss by ten etc. )[] Have some trading knowledge and familiar with moving averages and other indicators.

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MACD Indicator Explained – What is the MACD Indicator?

Updated: May 14, 2013 at 8:39 AM The “Moving Average Divergence-Convergence”, or “MACD”, indicator is a member of the “oscillator” family of technical indicators. Gerald Appel, a stock analyst in New York, created it. It is also described as a “lagging” indicator since it was designed to confirm a stock trend after it had formed using a combination of exponentially smoothed moving averages. Although originally developed for use with stocks, the MACD oscillator is a common tool utilized in many markets, including forex trading. Trading signals are generated when various MACD crossovers occur and by MACD divergence.

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