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Indicators: Heiken_Ashi_BARS

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The indicator uses analysis of values of Heiken Ashi Open and Heiken Ashi Close.

Candlestick opening and closing values are calculated by Heiken Ashi algorithm, their directions are determined and only these directions of Heiken Ashi candlesticks are drawn on a price chart as colored bars.

Figure 1. The Heiken_Ashi_BARS indicator

Author: Nikolay Kositsin

Sergey Golubev
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Indicators: Heiken-Ashi

newdigital, 2014.01.15 20:40

An Example of a Trading System Based on a Heiken-Ashi Indicator

With the appearance of candlestick chart in the U.S., more than two decades ago, there was a revolution in the understanding of how the forces of bulls and bears work on the Western markets. Candlesticks became a popular trading instrument, and traders began working with them in order to ease the reading of the charts. But the interpretation of candlesticks differ from one another.

One of these methods, which changes the traditional candlestick chart, and facilitates its perception, is called the Heikin Ashi technology.

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