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Vulkan Profit as a Confirmation Indicator

Vulkan Profit as a Confirmation Indicator

***Caution*** There were a few questions on VP’s video that we wanted to address.  We did some on-line research and conducted a few bench tests discovered instances where the indicator “redrew” an arrow.  This being said, we can only caution you when using this...
Half Trend as a Confirmation Indicator

Half Trend as a Confirmation Indicator

Half of Something, Better Than All of Nothing Hello, and welcome back to this week’s indicator.  We’re going to take a look at something called the Half Trend indicator.  Odd name, since how can you have half a trend?  Definitely not part of the MT4 boxed set, we aim...

KVO as a Confirmation Indicator

Oldie, But Goodie Our mission is to find newer indicators that mesh with the Foreign Currency market.  Occasionally, we happen to stumble across an older indicator that actually does a pretty good job…because of the math.  You won’t find this on the MetaTrader4...
SmoothStep as a Confirmation Indicator

SmoothStep as a Confirmation Indicator

First of the Year Happy New Year!  We’re back with a “bang” and looking forward to a very productive year.  We have a lot of projects lined out on the website, YouTube, and Facebook.  On that note, we decided to start the year with an interesting indicator called the...
ALMA as a Baseline Indicator

ALMA as a Baseline Indicator

Saving The Best For Last Well, it may not be the best, but we wanted a catchy title.  Welcome to the last indicator blog for 2022.  We’ve got so many more coming up that we’ve lost count.  We’re ending the year with a baseline indicator called ALMA…which is short for...
uf2018 as a Confirmation Indicator

uf2018 as a Confirmation Indicator

We Owe You In light of the “repainter” we put out last week, we’re making it up to you by coming back a week early with the next Stonehill Forex indicator study.  We found a simple indicator that you may find helpful and is not part of the “boxed set” found on the MT4...
Divergence

Divergence

Divergence in Trading Over the years, we’ve heard about using divergence in trading as a tool.  Some of you may know what it is, some have heard about it but don’t really understand it, and some of you have no idea what it is. Definition Defining divergence is...
Back Testing Time Horizon Lengths

Back Testing Time Horizon Lengths

Time After Time As a trader, back testing is a vital part of what we do.  Without it, you will never really know if a particular indicator performs well or not.  The big question is, “How long of a back testing period should I use?”  That’s a great question, by the...

What is a Doji

Old stuff We’re going to take a small Forex field trip to a place we don’t normally visit.  That’s perfectly okay. We’ve received a few questions about a particular little thing called a “doji”. Some of you may know what it is, some not. We’ve decided to write about...
Coral as a Confirmation Indicator

Coral as a Confirmation Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. New Versus Old We are introducing indicators not included with the MT4 platform to find more...
Fantailvma as a Baseline Indicator

Fantailvma as a Baseline Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. Increased Efficiency We introduce indicators not included with the MT4 platform to find more...
J_TPO as a Confirmation Indicator

J_TPO as a Confirmation Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study. This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. New Versus Old In this study, we’re going to examine the J_TPO Indicator.  This indicator was...
Normalized Volume as a Volume Indicator

Normalized Volume as a Volume Indicator

Welcome to the next indicator study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. New Versus Old Volume indicators can be difficult to find.  Especially those which are easy to understand and...
Super Trend as a Confirmation Indicator

Super Trend as a Confirmation Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. Increased Efficiency We introduce indicators not included with the MT4 platform to find more...
VIDYA as a Baseline Indicator

VIDYA as a Baseline Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. Increased Efficiency We introduce indicators not included with the MT4 platform to find more...
TopTrend as a Confirmation Indicator

TopTrend as a Confirmation Indicator

Welcome to the next Stonehill Forex Indicator Study.  This research represents an investigative look into how and why some indicators work and some don’t work as well. New Versus Old We are introducing indicators not included with the MT4 platform to find more...
Types of Indicators

Types of Indicators

Our love of indicators can be thought of as favorite foods, served on fine china (charts) and manipulated by exquisite silverware (money management and trading psychology).  The trick is to find those indicators which not only appeal to us, but actually serve a useful...
FOREX vs Stocks (and Other Markets)

FOREX vs Stocks (and Other Markets)

Every so often, we hear the random person state that all markets are the same and if you can trade stocks, then trading Forex, options, or futures, and commodities isn’t that much different…so go ahead and dive in, you’ll be just fine. Not Like the Other...
Using the MT4 Strategy Tester

Using the MT4 Strategy Tester

We use the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform for a number of reasons.  First, and foremost – it’s what most brokers use.  Second, it’s very user-friendly.  Third, it has the largest public (free and pay) library of indicators available AND permits you to effectively...