Additionally, potential trade entry indicators are displayed in the form of up and down arrows when (by default) three of the following five indicators suggest that the market is trending in the same direction as both the shorter- and longer-term SuperTrend indicators:
You may update the parameters of any of the indicators to match your own preferences.
Additionally, you may also adjust the "Threshold" of indicators that must be in agreement with the SuperTrend to show a potential trade entry arrow. Bear in mind that if you set the Indicator Threshold too low, you will see more frequent trade entry arrows, many of which will not be profitable if taken. Similarly, set this value too high, and you will see fewer trade entry arrows that may not appear until after most of the "juice" in the trend has evaporated. Ideal values for the threshold seem to be between 2-4, depending on the symbol you are trading.
The following image shows all of the indicators referenced above on a 5-minute chart of the SPY during a single trading day:
And, here is the same period of time showing only the Trend-Following Combo indicator with default settings:
This indicator would not have been possible save for work contributed by the following:
In true TradingView spirit, the author of this script has published it open-source, so traders can understand and verify it. Cheers to the author! You may use it for free, but reuse of this code in a publication is governed by House Rules. You can favorite it to use it on a chart.