Jul 9, 2009

use of RSI with three averages

today we will discuss how to use RSI along with our trading system of three averages.
---we will never trade in the opposite direction of the system.
---means when system is short the we will not use rsi for any long trade and vice versa.
---RSI can be used in absolute term means when system is short and rsi reaches 20 then book partial profit and when system is short and rsi reaches 80 then initiate short.
---look for divergence in rsi to book profit.(as shown in picture)

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The system features three moving averages:
fast(green), middle(red) and slow(blue).

Entry points are determined by the middle moving average(red) crossing the long moving average(blue)
and exit points by the fast moving average(green) crossing the middle moving average(red):

Go long when:
middle moving average(red) crosses to above slow moving average(blue) from below;
AND fast moving average(green) is above middle moving average(red).

Close long when
fast moving average(green) crosses to below middle moving average(red) from above.

Go short when:
middle moving average(red) crosses to below slow moving average(blue) from above;
AND fast moving average is below middle moving average.

Close short when
fast moving average(green) crosses to above middle moving average(red) from below.

---please never trade against the system.
---once trade initiated as per system then you can use rsi,macd,bollinger band,slow stochastic or parabolic sar to close your trade.


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