All these indicators are by Mel Widner.
Projection Bands :
These project market data along the trend with the maxima and minima of the projections defining the band. The method provides a way to signal potential direction changes relative to the trend. Usage is like any other trading band.
The TRIMA is simply the SMA of the SMA -- a double-smoothed simple moving average . The end effect of the double smoothing is that greater weight is placed on values near the middle of the lookback period. It therefore reacts relatively slowly to price changes compared to most moving averages .
But why would I want more lag?
One potential use of this moving...
Channels are used a lot on technical-analysis, however most of the them rely on adding/subtracting a volatility indicator to a central tendency indicator, sometimes the central tendency indicator can even be replaced by pure price. A great channel who does not rely on this kind of architecture is the Donchian channels or the quartiles bands. Here i...
I wrote this up as a potential replacement for my BB based strategies, and so far it's looking pretty nice.
Description / Usage:
Adjust length and multiplier much the same way you would expect with Bollinger Bands.
Multiplier of 1 gives you a base channel consisting of one high, and one low sourced SMA (or EMA)
The outer channels are increments of the base...
Channels indicators are widely used in technical analysis, they provide lot of information. In general, technical indicators giving upper/lower extremities are calculated by adding/subtracting a volatility component to a central tendency estimator. This is the case with Bollinger bands, using the rolling standard deviation as volatility estimator...
The Keltner Channel, a classic indicator
of technical analysis developed by Chester Keltner in 1960.
The indicator is a bit like Bollinger Bands and Envelopes.
- This script to change bars colors.