Ever found yourself glued to a 1-minute chart, trying to catch every minor price movement, yet feeling like you're missing the bigger picture? Picture this: a solid MACD line on that chart, dynamically smoothed from a higher timeframe (HTF). This tool offers two significant benefits over other existing HTF MACD indicators:
- User-Friendly Interface: No need to manually adjust input parameters every time you switch to a different timeframe.
- Smooth Charting: Say goodbye to the zigzag lines that often result from plotting higher time frame resolutions on a lower time frame.
Understanding the MACD
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is one of the most widely used and trusted technical indicators in the trading community. Invented by Gerald Appel in the late 1970s, the MACD helps traders understand the relationship between two moving averages of a security's price. It consists of the MACD line (difference between a 12-period and 26-period Exponential Moving Average) and the Signal line (9-period EMA of the MACD line). When the MACD line crosses above the Signal line, it's viewed as a bullish signal, and vice versa. The difference between the two lines is represented as a histogram, providing insights into potential buy or sell opportunities.
Features of the Dynamic HTF MACD Smoothing Script
- Time Frame Flexibility: Choose a higher timeframe to derive MACD values and apply dynamic smoothing to your current timeframe.
- Multiple Moving Averages: The script supports various MA types like EMA, SMA, DEMA, TEMA, WMA and HMA.
- Alerts: Get real-time alerts for MACD crossover and crossunder.
- Customizability: From the type of moving average to its length, customize as per your strategy.
- Visual Indicators: Clearly plots signals when MACD crossover or crossunder occurs for potential entries.
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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.