Trend Shift Candles

Trend Shift Candles Trading Indicator

May 8, 2024

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The "Trend Shift Candles" indicator is a sophisticated tool designed by Zeiierman to identify and visualize shifts in market trends based on higher timeframe analysis. This indicator overlays trend-shift information directly onto your trading chart, enhancing decision-making for entries and exits.

Key Features and Functionality

  • Higher Timeframe Trend Analysis: Leverages data from a selected higher timeframe to identify the prevailing market trend and trend shifts, providing insights that are critical for timing trades in lower timeframes.
  • Heikin-Ashi Trend Calculation: Uses Heikin-Ashi candlestick calculations to smooth price data and help traders more clearly identify market trends and potential reversals.
  • Customizable Visuals: Allows traders to customize the appearance of candlesticks with options to set different colors for upward, downward, and neutral trend movements, improving the clarity and speed of visual analysis.

Usage and Practical Applications

  • Trend Confirmation: By aligning trades with the trend direction indicated by the candles, traders can increase the likelihood of executing successful trades.
  • Identifying Trend Reversals: The color changes in the candlesticks serve as early indicators of potential reversals, giving traders advanced notice to prepare for entry or exit.
  • Adaptability to Various Strategies: Whether trading short-term reversals or following long-term trends, users can adapt the indicator to suit their trading style by adjusting the smoothness and length settings.

Additional Features

  • Integration with VWAP: For traders who rely on Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) for their analysis, the indicator offers an option to base trend calculations on VWAP, merging trend data with volume insights.
  • Non-Repainting Option: Ensures the reliability of signals by offering a non-repainting version of the indicator, crucial for backtesting and real-time analysis without the risk of recalculating past signals.


Zeiierman's "Trend Shift Candles" indicator provides a robust framework for traders aiming to harness trend information from higher timeframes while maintaining the flexibility to customize according to personal trading preferences and strategies. Whether used for scalping or long-term trend following, this indicator enhances trading capabilities by delivering crucial trend insights directly on the trading chart.

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