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MACD + ADX Trading system

  • By dzonefx

This strategy is based on the use of the indicators MACD and Average Directional Movement Index.

Instruments: EUR/USD, AUD/USD, GBP/USD.

Time frame: D1


  1. MACD (3,9,16).
  2. ADX (16).

Conditions for opening long positions:

 MACD histogram should be in the positive zone (a buy signal). The line +Di should be above the line –Di. If the line +Di is below the line –Di and, at the same time, MACD indicator does not give a buy signal, you shall not make any steps trying to open a position, rather wait until the main condition is fulfilled.

Conditions for opening short positions:

MACD histogram should be in the negative zone (a sell signal). The line –Di should be above the line +Di.  If the line –Di is below the line +Di, and at the same time, MACD indicator gives a sell signal, you should not open a position, better wait until the line –Di will be above the line +Di.

Exit point:

Use “Trailing Stop” option, as it will help to lock in the maximum possible profit. The recommended value of Trailing Stop is 40-70 points.


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