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    When volatility of the financial instrument became lower than some level, the long-,middle- and short-term strategies may lose profit and became unprofitable.

    It depends how long will this "calm" - during these periods you may use scalper strategies based on hourly volatility. To find the patterns of market behavior you need a tools.


    The Size Highs And Lows indicator shows the size of Highs and Lows and their values over the specified period (the values are calculated the same way as Price Channel indicator).

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    For the last few weeks I spent by trying to find ways to filter out sideways"calm" market conditions. I tried to use boillinger bands first, then a K-channel breakout-type approach - no luck. Then I went for the Demark trendlines, maybe that would work - but no way.

    Is there any decent way to filter for sideways market?

    On another website, I've found this:

    The relationshp between the ADX & ADXR and the relationship between ADXand PDI & MDI is in my experience a good way to filter out non-trending /markets. Any thoughts on this?

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    • Timur
      Timur commented
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      The best noise filter is your experience. Personally, I always used simple moving averages. The periods are 50 - 100 - 200.
      Last edited by Timur; 06-16-2017, 10:37 PM.

  • #3
    Yes i agree pattern recognition is the result of experiencing many different market scenarios and it can take years. this is not something gained overnite and there are no shortcuts. Cancelling out the noise is key and some traders overpopulate their charts with a enormous amount of noise/indicators and such. keep it simple is always best IMHO thanks again for your insight

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