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    MACD Divergence

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    This is another cTrader Divergence indicator created by AlgoDeveloper, it has more features than the standard version available on our website. This indicator is a very popular concept among technical traders to identify early signs of a trend reversal. You will also be able to see the divergence lines on both the indicator and the chart.
    Type: cTrader Indicator
    Current version: 3.2.1
    Requires: Windows 7, 10, 11
    Updated: Saturday, 25 December 2021

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    The cTrader Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) Divergence indicator was invented in 1979 by a trader called Gerald Appel and to this day it is one of the most popular technical indicators used by the trading community. The MACD indicator is appreciated by traders the world over for its simplicity and flexibility that can be used either as a momentum or trend indicator.

    The most reliable way to use the MACD divergence indicators is to combine them with price action.



    • The divergence lines are shown both on the chart and on the indicator.
    • Signal alerts are available in the form of Sound, popup, Telegram, and email.
    • No repainting indicator.
    • Works on all timeframes and symbols
    • Does not miss a divergence setup


    cTrader MACD Divergence


    How does it work?

    This MACD divergence indicator recognizes divergence setups and will display on your chart and MACD indicator, this is far more powerful than a standard MACD indicator that most traders use. A divergence pattern will be displayed between two MACD trend lines and this will almost always happen after a sharp price move. To identify if the price has moved quickly or slowly requires looking at the velocity and magnitude of the actual price moves around it using price action.


    MACD Settings


    Indicator Settings

    The indicator settings can be found when you first attach the indicator to a chart, you can also edit these settings at any time by right-clicking the mouse on the indicator lines. 

    • Periods - number of historical period bars (candlesticks).
    • Min distance (bar index) - the minimum number of bars between the start and endpoints of the divergence.
    • Show On Chart - Show/hide the divergence lines on the chart.
    • Show On Indicator - Show/hide the divergence lines on the indicator.
    • Alert - popup, sound, and email alert whenever it finds a new setup.


    How To Install & Open

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install it onto the platform. 


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    Indicator TypeDivergence, Market Trend, Momentum