Helmut Mueller

VWAP Study with Bands

Jan 17, 2017

Here is a special version of the Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP) study including standard deviation bands.

VWAP is the volume-weighted average price for a futures contract plotted as a line on the price chart. The calculation... more

Add Seven Horizontal Lines to a Chart

Nov 23, 2016

This custom study produces seven horizontal lines on a chart: today's open, high, and low; yesterday’s high and low; and today’s high and low for the opening balance. We often receive requests for one or more of these lines, so we have... more

Suspend Trading after a Loss Limit Using Real-Time P&L

Aug 09, 2016

CQG's backtesting does not have the ability to feed P&L information back into the trading system itself. The autotrading environment, however, has a solution for that: the P&L Study.

Profit & Loss (P&L) Study... more

Chande's Variable Index Dynamic Average (VIDYA)

Aug 09, 2016

Chande's Variable Index Dynamic Average (VIDYA) is similar to the Exponential Moving Average (EMA), but automatically adjusts the smoothing weight based on price volatility.

VIDYA was developed by Tushar Chande and presented in Technical... more

Chande Momentum Oscillator

Aug 09, 2016

A technical momentum indicator invented by the analyst Tushar Chande.

The Chande Momentum Oscillator is created by calculating the difference between the sum of all recent gains and the sum of all recent losses and then dividing the result... more

VWAP Bands

Aug 08, 2016

Volume-Weighted Average Price with Bands

VWAP is the volume-weighted average price for a futures contract plotted as a line on the price chart. The calculation is the sum of traded volume, multiplied by the price, divided by the sum of the... more

Fluid Indicator

Aug 08, 2016

Flexible Period Moving Average

The Fluid indicator is only used for intraday charts. The idea is to have a moving average with a length that corresponds to the number of bars elapsed since the start of the day. On the first bar... more

Guppy Multiple Moving Average

Aug 08, 2016

The Guppy is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time periods.

One set of moving averages in the Guppy multiple moving... more

The KDJ Indicator

Aug 05, 2016

The SSK indicator using a divergence line

The KDJ indicator is actually a derived form of the Slow Stochastic with the only difference being an extra line called the J line. The J line represents the divergence of the %D value from the %K... more

Another Secret Revealed: Using an Embedded Condition

Jul 25, 2016

In my last article I showed a little workaround to feed a calculation into a Study Parameter. We can use a very similar trick for all functions that require a separate condition for a reset. There are a few benefits of avoiding the separate... more