Created from scratch, this idea is based on a theory of mine called "Exertion".
Exertion occurs when price moves beyond the previous bar's range thus it has "exerted itself".
The idea is that when price moves a lot, it exerts a lot of energy which eventually leads to calmer motion, usually in the direction price has exerted itself.
Now, when price has exerted itself a lot in a particular direction, it's telling you that it will likely continue in that direction.
Once this happens, it will gradually calm down until price begins the cycle again, exerting itself in either the same or opposite direction.
This theory is similar to the theory of expansion & contraction phases.
This indicator attempts to show you where price has exerted itself by giving you a two lines cross signal.
The default settings are recommended, but experimentation is encouraged to fit your own personal system.
Both settings control the standard deviation line ( aka . Upper ).
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