Harmonic Pattern Indicator Explained
In this article, we will explain the type of Harmonic Pattern Indicator used for Forex and Stock trading. Firstly, there are several variations of Harmonic pattern indicators used by the trading community. Not all the harmonic pattern indicators are the same. The main variations of Harmonic pattern indicators can be categorized as following three different types depending on the algorithm used inside the indicator. Each type of Harmonic Pattern Indicator has its own pros and cons. We will go through each type of Harmonic Pattern Indicator in this article one by one. In addition, we will also discuss the hybrid of these three variations, called non repainting and non lagging Harmonic Pattern Indicator at the end of this article for your information.
Type 1: Non lagging (fast signal) but repainting – option to enter from turning point. Indicator does not show the failed pattern in chart and last pattern can repaint.
Type 2: Lagging (slow signal) but non repainting – no option to enter at turning point. Indicator does not show the failed pattern but last pattern does not repaint.
Type 3: Detecting pattern at point C but repainting – option to enter at turning point. Indicator detect pattern too early and you have to wait until the point D. Pattern may not achieve point D. Indicator does not show the failed pattern and last pattern can repaint.
Type 1. Non lagging (fast signal) but repainting
First type is non lagging but repainting harmonic indicators. This sort of Harmonic pattern indicator is the typical harmonic pattern indicators used by many traders. The advantage is that you do get the signal early as possible. You have an opportunity to trade from the turning point all the ways down to the continued trend. The disadvantage is that you are not able to test your strategy in chart because this type of harmonic pattern indicator does not show the entry of the failed patterns in chart but only successful one. In fact, Harmonic Pattern Plus and Harmonic Pattern Scenario Planner are under this category. They would provide the fastest signal but you will not able to test your strategy in your chart because they do not show the failed entry in chart.
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We will introduce several Harmonic Pattern Indicator based on what we have discussed so far in this article.
X3 Chart Pattern Scanner (Non Repainting + Non Lagging)
Below is the link to X3 Chart Pattern Scanner in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platform. X3 Chart Pattern Scanner is non repainting and non lagging Harmonic Pattern Indicator. In addition, each Harmonic Pattern in X3 Chart Pattern Scanner can be customized to improve trading performance. With tons of powerful features toward the day trading, this is the next generation Harmonic Pattern Indicator.
In addition, we will introduce two Harmonic Pattern Indicator including Harmonic Pattern Plus and Harmonic Pattern Scenario planner. These Harmonic Pattern Indicator is repainting. However, they provide tons of powerful features at affordable price. Hence, if you do not mind the repainting Harmonic Pattern Indicator, then you can use these two tools. In addition, you can use X3 Chart Pattern Scanner together with Harmonic Pattern Plus or Harmonic Pattern Scenario Planner.
Harmonic Pattern Plus (Type 1)
Harmonic pattern plus is extremely good product for the price. With dozens of powerful features including Pattern Completion Interval, Potential Reversal Zone, Potential Continuation Zone, Automatic Stop loss and take profit sizing.
Below are the Links to Harmonic Pattern Plus
Harmonic Pattern Scenario Planner (Type 1 + Predictive feature)
With additional features of predicting future harmonic patterns, this is very tactical harmonic pattern indicator with advanced simulation capability on top of the powerful features of harmonic pattern plus.
Below are the Links to Harmonic Pattern Scenario Planner