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Chaikin Volatility Alerts


Use timetotrade to set up alerts that will execute trades, or notify you by email or mobile phone as soon as your Chaikin Volatility investment conditions are met. You can set up Chaikin Volatility alerts to execute trades, or notify you, when the Chaikin Volatility is increasing; if Chaikin Volatility falls off below a level; create alerts that combine Chaikin Volatility with other indicators such as the MACD. You can also quickly backtest your alert based trading strategies.


The following provides an example of how some of these alerts can be set up using timetotrade. The best part is that you don't need to know how to code or use complicate user interfaces to do it - just point and click using the Timetotrade Trigger Trading Technology™.


You can set up alerts to execute trades, or notify you, for example when the Chaikin Volatility rises above 30, falls below 70, breaks-out or pulls back. You can combine the Chaikin Volatility if other indicators, such as the Moving Average to create multi-condition alerts.


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Learn more about the Chaikin Volatility indicator


How to Create Chaikin Volatility Alerts

To create an alert, go to the timetotrade CHARTS page >> , and enter the ticker symbol for the stock or currency pair you wish to follow. Use the chart settings to add the Chaikin Volatility chart and adjust the Chaikin Volatility parameters.


You can adjust the default values and interval parameter values to find the best fit between price movement and the Chaikin Volatility indicator. The default period Chaikin Volatility parameters can be changed to suit your trading preferences using the chart settings.


To the bottom left hand side of timetotrade's price and technical charts are sets of "Alert Trigger Buttons":


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To create a Chaikin Volatility Alert, just click the Alert Trigger button in the bottom left of the Chaikin Volatility chart. There are no programming languages to learn, no macros or complex formulas for you to write. Just click a button, enter your parameters, "add the trigger" and "activate" and your alert is created. Simple!


The following types of Chaikin Volatility Alert Triggers are available on the timetotrade system for creating your own alerts:


align=top Rising Threshold Alert Trigger, is triggered when the value of the Chaikin Volatility rises above a specified value.
Alert Trigger Falling Threshold.png Falling Threshold Alert Trigger, is triggered when the value of the Chaikin Volatility falls below a specified value.
Alert Trigger Increases By.png Break-Out Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility increases by a specified value within a the selected interval period.
Alert Trigger Decreases By.png Pull-Back Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility decreases by a specified value within a the selected interval period.
Alert Trigger Increases By Percentage.png Percentage Break-out Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility increases by a specified value within a the selected interval period.
Alert Trigger Decreases By Percentage.png Percentage Pull-back Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility decreases by a specified percentage within a the selected interval period.
Alert Trigger Above.png Above Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility is above a specified value.
Alert Trigger Below.png Below Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility is below a specified value.
Alert Trigger Cross Over.png Positive Crossover Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility rises above / crosses over another indicator, price, a specified value or trend line that you have drawn on the chart.
Alert Trigger Cross Under.png Negative Crossover Alert Trigger, is triggered when the Chaikin Volatility falls below / crosses under another indicator, price, a specified value or trend line that you have drawn on the chart.


Alert when Chaikin Volatility Rises Above a Value

To create an alert that will be triggered and to execute trades, or notify you, when the Chaikin Volatility rises above a certain value, just click the Chaikin Volatility "Rising Threshold" Trigger button as illustrated:


Chaikin Volatility Create Alert 1.png


Then enter the value and click on the 'Add Trigger' button:


Chaikin Volatility Create Alert 2.png


Then create a message to remind yourself why you created the alert and that is it. Activate the alert and the next time there is a volume surge, you will be notified by email or SMS:


Chaikin Volatility Create Alert 3.png


To create alerts if the Chaikin Volatility falls below a threshold or increases or decreases by a fixed amount or percentage, click on the other alert trigger types on the chart and repeat the process. Alternatively click on the 'Add Trigger' button in the 'Alert Builder'.


Chaikin Volatility line rises above 0 and increases by 10 Alert

In the following example an alert will be set up to provide a notification of when the Chaikin Volatility line rises above 0 and increases by 10 while doing so. Click the chart triggers as illustrated to create the first alert trigger for when the line rises above 0:


Chaikin Volatility Indicator 2.png


Add the second trigger for the line increasing by 10:


Chaikin Volatility Indicator 3.png


Group the triggers and set the time frame between the first and second trigger conditions being met to 1 second, as both triggers have to occur at the same time:


Chaikin Volatility Indicator 4.png


To learn more about Sequencing and Grouping Multiple Alert Triggers click here.


Enter a message to remind yourself why the alert was created, select how you would like to be notified when the alert trigger conditions are met, then set 'reactivate alert' if you would like to get alerts each time your alert trigger conditions are met. Click on the green 'Activate' button on the Alert Builder when finished:


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Chaikin Volatility Trading Strategies

You can use TimeToTrade to execute trades when your Trigger Trading™ alert conditions have been met. For example, an order can be created to sell 100,000 GBPUSD when your Chaikin Volatility alert trigger conditions have been met, with a take profit order if the price decreases by 20 points / pips and a stop loss if the price increases by 10 points as per the following example:


Candlestick Sell.png


Multi-Condition Alerts

TimeToTrade can also be used to create alerts on Price and Volume as well as the technical indicators such as Stochastic, RSI, Bollinger Bands and Moving Averages plus a lot more. You can also create alerts on your own Custom Indicators.


Once you are familiar with creating basic alerts you can use TimeToTrade's advanced features to customise your alerts to suit you. You can build compound alerts containing multiple trigger conditions against price and multiple technical indicators; for example: you could set up an alert to notify you, or execute a trade, when the price falls below a defined value followed by the stochastic increasing above 20 and then a positive MACD crossover:


MultiConditionAlert.png


You can also edit the alert message you will receive and be notified by Email and SMS text messages when your alert trigger conditions are met.


To learn more about Sequencing and Grouping Multiple Alert Triggers click here.


Check Alert Triggers at Interval Close or on Each Tick During the Interval

Alerts can be set up to check if the trigger condition has been met at the end of an interval or on each tick during the interval. When creating alerts, click on the alert trigger and set the 'Check trigger when' field to 'interval closes' or 'on each tick during the interval' to change the behaviour.


For example if you wanted to check if the Close Price at the end of a 15 minute interval rises above 1.5, select 'interval closes' as illustrated:


Check trigger interval 1.png


If however you wanted to check for example if the hourly RSI falls below 30 and want to get an alert if that happens during the 1 hour interval, rather than checking at the close of the 1 hour interval, check the alert trigger 'on each tick during the interval' as illustrated:


Check trigger interval 2.png


Forum Discussions

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