mildSnail31034

EMA MTF Plus

I like trading the 1 minute and 3 minutes time-frames. I'm what is commonly called a "scalper". Long term investments yes, I have some, but for trading, I don't have neither the time,
nor the patience to wait hours or days for my trade to be complete.
This doesn't mean I discount the higher time-frames, no, I actually rely heavily on them. I found that EMAs do a decent job as support/resistance , sometimes to a tick level of precision. And this is important for a 1 minute trader.
As such, I made this script that tracks the higher time-frames EMAs and displays the last value as a line.
I do not need the whole EMA , I'm not interested in crossovers or crossunders, these are anyway late signals for me.

What's with the triangles? These are local tops/bottoms , candles that have a have decent size of the wick. These tops and bottoms are by no means "final", they are merely a rejection at certain levels of price. Due to markets complexities (and human erratic behaviors hehe) these levels could be breached at the very next candle. For a more "final" version (nothing is really final but..) I added Schaff Trend Cycle as filter, so a triangle will pop only when a trend is mature enough ( STC with a value near 0 or near 100).

Colored bars. When the body of the candle is big, it shows strength. Strong bars tend to have follow through, especially when breaking key levels. The script looks at the body of the candle and compares it with ATR ( Average True Range ), if it's at least 0.8 of ATR it changes the bar color to yellow (bull candles) or fuchsia(bear candles).

Range identifier. This code is copied from Lazy Bear (if there are any issues please let me know), it's very useful in conjunction with colored bars.
I look for breakout candles that go outside of the range as a signal for a trade.

There are many ways in which this script can be useful, like trading mean reversions or momentum trades (breakouts) or simply trend following trades.
I hope you guys find it useful, you can play with default values and change them as you like, these are what I found to be working best for me and my trading universe (mostly crypto).



Special thanks for the original work of:
LazyBear
everget
Jim8080
Release Notes: Minor bug fixes
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