# Indicators

#### Trader Dynamic Index – TDI

###### Jan 19, 2021

The Trader Dynamic Index is a combination of RSI and Bollinger Bands. We use a 13 period RSI with a tight moving average on top of it and another moving average on top of this. This is some kind of double smoothing. Also as a 34 period Bollinger... more

#### 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

#### Bid/Ask Volume Oscillators Study

###### Aug 09, 2016

CQG provides the ability to separate volume into trades executed at the best bid price and trades executed at the best ask price. This feature gives you more insight into market action because you can see whether sellers are aggressive or buyers... 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