Adaptive Moving Averages by Vitali Apirine
The biggest challenge for any trader is identifying turning points in price movements. You never know if you’ll end up getting whipsawed out of a trade. Here’s one way to avoid those whipsaws.
The term adaptive moving average is associated with the Kaufman adaptive moving average (KAMA), developed by Perry Kaufman. In this article I will discuss the adaptive moving average (AMA), which is based on the KAMA but has subtle differences.
The AMA is designed to account for the location of the close relative to the high–low range. You’ll find that AMA closely follows prices and can be combined with KAMA to identify turning points and filter price movements ...