Volatility (Body and Weighted Shadow)

- Volatility Indicator
- Replacement for ATR
- As each pair holds a different level of volatility, a stop loss can be set using this indicator rather than via a ratio 2:1, etc. e.g. 2 X Volatility Value = S/L...
- This indicator averages the bodies of candlesticks over a default length of 14 periods. It also considers the length of shadows via a weighted average. This is done as it is assumed that financial institutions tend to move price to levels that do not hold (shadows). Therefore, wick lengths are less significant than the candlestick bodies, so they are weighted to hold less value.
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