Support & Resistance Indicator

The MACD Support & Resistance indicator is an enhanced tool to better visualize potential supply (resistance) and demand (support) zones based on the MACD indicator. It combines the strength of the MACD with recent price highs and lows to depict potential breakout or reversal areas in the market.


MACD Settings: Users can adjust the fast length, slow length, source of MACD, signal smoothing, and MA type for both the oscillator and the signal line.
Dynamic Color Settings: Customize the color of supply boxes, demand boxes, and closed boxes for improved visualization.
Table View: An optional table can be displayed showing the average MACD high and low values, with customizable table position, size, background color, and text color.
Historical MACD Average: The indicator uses a historical average of MACD pivot highs and lows to determine potential support and resistance zones.
Real-Time Zone Detection: The indicator plots 'High Boxes' when the MACD crosses above its average high and 'Low Boxes' when it crosses below its average low, which signifies potential breakout or reversal zones.
How It Works:

The MACD line is calculated using user-defined moving average types (either EMA or SMA).
Pivot highs and pivot lows of the MACD are identified over a specified period.
Historical MACD highs and lows are stored and managed for average calculation. The average MACD high and low values are then used to determine potential trading zones.
When the MACD crosses over its average high, a 'High Box' (representing a potential breakout zone) is plotted from the recent high price to the candle top.
Conversely, when the MACD crosses under its average low, a 'Low Box' (indicating a potential reversal zone) is plotted from the recent low price to the candle base.
As price progresses, the boxes can either extend (if price stays within the zone) or close if a breakout happens.
For those who prefer a tabular view, an optional table displays the average MACD high and low, enhancing the on-chart data representation.
Use Cases:

Traders can use this indicator as an additional tool to spot potential breakout or reversal areas based on the MACD's behavior against its historical average. The visual representation in the form of boxes can assist in making better trading decisions by offering a clear picture of potential supply and demand zones.

Note: As with all trading indicators, it's advisable to use this tool in conjunction with other technical analysis methods or indicators for more informed decision-making.

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