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Nnaemeka Victor asked 3 weeks ago

Is It Advisable to Load Your Chart With Several Indicators for Entry and Exit Confirmation?

As for me, I like my chart to be simple and clean, devoid of many indicators. Most indicators are lagging and having them on my chart complicates matter for me. What’s your view?

14 Answers
Edward Duffy answered 3 weeks ago

I think this is a personal choice but some indicators are beneficial and I know from my reading that a lot of indicators are called lag indicators that is they are constantly telling you what has happened. I know there are some traders that like to have blank charts ie only have candles on their chart and this is how they trade. From reading Vahid’s articles he only has candles and Bollinger Bands on his charts.
I have his articles re the Bollinger Bands and I will be studying these and understanding the rules behind them and then hopefully I can ask Vahid questions if I have any.
Good luck

Nnaemeka Victor answered 3 weeks ago

Thanks Edward for your contribution to the topic. Indeed it is a personal choice

Nnaemeka Victor answered 3 weeks ago

More answers are needed especially from the gurus 

keines answered 2 weeks ago

its not good to use many indicators ,you suffer from a disease called analysis paralysis, you better use price action candlesticks and one trend indicator,one volume indicator

David Matlala answered 2 weeks ago

Too many indicators on charts confuse me. I end up seeing things that are not there on the charts. But I suppose some people can analyze a fully populated chart better, a matter of preference I presume. 

Male answered 2 weeks ago

Is not advisable to load your chart with several Forex Indicators for exist and entry confirmation.  

Gareth White answered 2 weeks ago

Technically no, if you know what you are doing you can simply follow price action. Learn the patterns and trends, mark key turning points in the market and then trade.
Indicators are only useful if you follow a strategy that utilises them in the right way

Leno Jean Pierre answered 2 weeks ago

I think this a problem of choice and how someone can analyses the the market movement. Some people like to use lot of indicators and some people focus only on what candlesticks are telling them. It only depend on your capacity to analyze the market. As Vahid says if you Master very well candlestick language and understand what they are telling you you will not use lot of indicators because candlesticks are Te real time indicators.

Ahmad Khasan answered 1 week ago

If it suits your personality and helps you take a clear and accurate trading decision, then no one can advise you against using those indicators. The point is, you should know yourself. You should be able to make an accurate trading decisions. If it required a lot of indicators on your screen, then use them. If you prefer a clean screen then use it too. You are the only advisor you will ever need in the trading environtment.

Leno Jean Pierre answered 1 week ago

I think it not advisable to load your Chart with lot of indicators if you really Master candlestick language and the market sentiment. In fact using lot of indicators can mislead you

Vicaris replied 1 week ago

Spot on jeankomaro

Leno Jean Pierre answered 5 days ago

Many indicators is not advisable on the chart. One is good enough to understand the direction of the market in addition to your past experience and knowledge

Gareth White answered 5 days ago

Certainly 1 is more than enough to get consistent results. The more you add the more variables you add

Jackson Mugarura answered 3 days ago

Use 1 indicator and  don’t get involved in confussion. Using many can result in confussion and loss

Leno Jean Pierre answered 3 days ago

Yes one indicators is enough,more indicators Will lead you in confusion.

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