AlphaTrends Anchored VWAP – Overview

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The AlphaTrends – Anchored VWAP indicator brings us valuable insight into the psychology of the market. Price has memory. That is a key concept in technical analysis. One of the basic tenets of the study of price history is “support broken, tends to act as resistance” the opposite is also a technical analysis maxim, “resistance broken, tends to act as support.” Have you ever considered why you see this play out on a chart so often?

AlphaTrends – Anchored VWAP is used in an attempt to understand the collective reasoning and psychology of the participants so we can objectively prepare our trading plan.

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In the case of traditional (horizontal) support being broken and then acting as subsequent resistance, the more participants who are “anchored” to a price level, the greater a move will become when there is a break of that price point.

This powerful indicator helps you gain an understanding of who controls the market trends by blending three components (Price, Volume and Time) together to reveal a true look at trends on any time-frame.

Anchored VWAP

In a trending market, the classic horizontal support and resistance levels are not always obvious. If we want to measure price memory from an “event” the AlphaTrends – Anchored VWAP indicator is the most effective means to accomplish this task.

AlphaTrends Anchored VWAP – Applications

  • Three Anchored VWAPs can be controlled using a keystroke and left mouse click on any bar within the chart.
  • Anchored VWAPs can provide support and resistance levels when placed in specific areas on the chart called “Events”.
  • A quick and easy way to visualize who is in control, buyers or sellers
  • Anchored VWAPs can be moved by holding the same keystroke and left mouse click on any new bar within the chart.
  • Experiment with various anchor points in your targeted markets and stocks and you will immediately recognize its value

AlphaTrends Anchored VWAP – Configurable Inputs

There are currently no configurable inputs for the AlphaTrends – Anchored VWAP.

AlphaTrends Anchored VWAP - Display Information

  • Red VWAP: Alt-Key and Mouse Click
  • Yellow VWAP: Shift-Key and Mouse Click
  • Blue/Cyan VWAP: Ctrl-Key and Mouse Click

Addional Information

  • AlphaTrends – Anchored VWAP can help determine the trend bias based on its direction.
  • A rising VWAP indicates an up-trend and positive price action.
  • A declining VWAP indicates a down-trend or negative price action.Under the “Inputs” tab is where you will find the “Configurable Inputs”
  • A flat VWAP indicates a neutral direction for that time frame

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