Ichimoku Indicator At first this indicator can be a little overwhelming, and adding it to your chart will clutter things up a bit. When the cloud is blue, we are in an uptrend. Countless traders have no idea how much profit they can acquire from cashback and rebate, while this service is available without any commission or fee. The models are created in Excel and allow you to test different markets, try different indicators and entry conditions. This sets a trader up to be short all day and gives them a 1.

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Warren Buffett Back to top Report 19 jxr jxr Member. I trade very small time frames and do not use the Chikou because for the most part the trades that it does not filter out are obvious and it would keep me out of many good trades.

Especially trading the indexes where I'm almost never looking for more than four points initially. In this shot the 4 gray boxes are entries in my opinion. Chikou span location, marked by yellow arrows, would exclude the last two entries. The chikou does not like the 9: Price is above the Kumo and therefore bullish, but you can still use the Kumo and let other ideas of trend influence your trades.

ADX is not increasing because of the fairly sharp nature of the two blue bear candles. From what I can tell I'm in the minority on this issue but to me the Chikou Span is a distraction at best and a bad filter at worst.

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We've stopped running the Shoutbox due to your inactivity. If you are back again, please click the I'm Back button below. Started by swede , Jun 20 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next. I did download the. Yes, when looking at ichi, chikou is for me the most important one in regards to previous history. The results of the three trading strategies are: All three of the trading strategies were profitable over the 22 year testing period. This is very encouraging because it shows that, over time, the Ichimoku can be useful in all market types.

The period between and was notable for big swings in forex valuation as the dollar alternately weakened and strengthened during the financial crisis.

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I have developed a series of Excel backtest models, and you can learn more about them on this site. Log in Remember me. Ichimoku Cloud The most unusual thing about the Ichimoku is the cloud. It is made by plotting the closing price 26 periods back. The Ichimoku Trading Strategies All three trading strategies are either long or short.

Maybe you are confused right now but I am going to explain how this complicated thing is a very strong tool for the technical analysis. There are many theories and trading systems around this indicator and I will tell you the basics and how I use this with volume and price action.

First of all, you should know that Ichimoku works better in trending markets and If you are able to catch a trend from the beginning in financial products like Spread Bets, Spot Forex you will earn good money.

You can also use it in Binary Options but I recommend longer expiries. If the price is above the Kumo there is a bullish activity in the market and an up-trend. If the price is below the Kumo there is a bearish activity in the market and a down- trend.

Maybe, it will be the beginning of a new trend. In the first blue box the price broke the Kumo and we have an up- trend.