Tags: MACDEMASMA

This strategy is based on the zero-lag version of the MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator, which captures short-term trends by quickly responding to price changes, enabling high-frequency trading. The strategy uses two moving averages with different periods (fast and slow lines) to construct the MACD indicator and introduces a zero-lag algorithm to eliminate the delay between the indicator and the price, improving the timeliness of signals. Additionally, the crossover of the signal line and the MACD line is used as buy and sell signals, and alerts are set up to help traders seize trading opportunities in a timely manner.

- Calculate the EMA (Exponential Moving Average) or SMA (Simple Moving Average) of the fast line (default 12 periods) and slow line (default 26 periods).
- Use the zero-lag algorithm to double-smooth the fast and slow lines, eliminating the delay between the indicator and the price.
- The MACD line is formed by the difference between the zero-lag fast line and the zero-lag slow line.
- The signal line is formed by the EMA (default 9 periods) or SMA of the MACD line.
- The MACD histogram is formed by the difference between the MACD line and the signal line, with blue representing positive values and red representing negative values.
- When the MACD line crosses the signal line from below and the crossover point is below the zero axis, a buy signal (blue dot) is generated.
- When the MACD line crosses the signal line from above and the crossover point is above the zero axis, a sell signal (red dot) is generated.
- The strategy automatically places orders based on the buy and sell signals and triggers corresponding alerts.

- The zero-lag algorithm effectively eliminates the delay between the indicator and the price, improving the timeliness and accuracy of signals.
- The design of dual moving averages can better capture market trends and adapt to different market environments.
- The MACD histogram intuitively reflects the comparison of bullish and bearish forces, assisting in trading decisions.
- The automatic order placement and alert functions make it convenient for traders to seize trading opportunities in a timely manner, improving trading efficiency.

- In volatile markets, frequent crossover signals may lead to overtrading and losses.
- Improper parameter settings may cause signal distortion and affect strategy performance.
- The strategy relies on historical data for calculations and has poor adaptability to sudden events and black swan events.

- Introduce trend confirmation indicators, such as ADX, to filter out false signals in volatile markets.
- Optimize parameters to find the best combination of fast and slow line periods and signal line periods, improving strategy stability.
- Combine other technical indicators or fundamental factors to construct a multi-factor model, improving risk-adjusted returns of the strategy.
- Introduce stop-loss and take-profit mechanisms to control single-trade risk.

The MACD Dual Crossover Zero Lag Trading Strategy achieves high-frequency trading by quickly responding to price changes and capturing short-term trends. The zero-lag algorithm and dual moving average design improve the timeliness and accuracy of signals. The strategy has certain advantages, such as intuitive signals and convenient operation, but also faces risks such as overtrading and parameter sensitivity. In the future, the strategy can be optimized by introducing trend confirmation indicators, parameter optimization, multi-factor models, etc., to improve the robustness and profitability of the strategy.

/*backtest start: 2024-04-23 00:00:00 end: 2024-05-23 00:00:00 period: 1d basePeriod: 1h exchanges: [{"eid":"Futures_Binance","currency":"BTC_USDT"}] */ //@version=4 strategy("BNM INTRADAY SETUP MACD 3M - Version 1.2", shorttitle="Zero Lag MACD Enhanced 1.2") source = close fastLength = input(12, title="Fast MM period", minval=1) slowLength = input(26,title="Slow MM period", minval=1) signalLength =input(9,title="Signal MM period", minval=1) useEma = input(true, title="Use EMA (otherwise SMA)") useOldAlgo = input(false, title="Use Glaz algo (otherwise 'real' original zero lag)") showDots = input(true, title="Show symbols to indicate crossing") dotsDistance = input(1.5, title="Symbols distance factor", minval=0.1) // Fast line ma1 = useEma ? ema(source, fastLength) : sma(source, fastLength) ma2 = useEma ? ema(ma1, fastLength) : sma(ma1, fastLength) zerolagEMA = ((2 * ma1) - ma2) // Slow line mas1 = useEma ? ema(source, slowLength) : sma(source, slowLength) mas2 = useEma ? ema(mas1, slowLength) : sma(mas1, slowLength) zerolagslowMA = ((2 * mas1) - mas2) // MACD line ZeroLagMACD = zerolagEMA - zerolagslowMA // Signal line emasig1 = ema(ZeroLagMACD, signalLength) emasig2 = ema(emasig1, signalLength) signal = useOldAlgo ? sma(ZeroLagMACD, signalLength) : (2 * emasig1) - emasig2 hist = ZeroLagMACD - signal upHist = (hist > 0) ? hist : 0 downHist = (hist <= 0) ? hist : 0 p1 = plot(upHist, color=color.blue, transp=40, style=plot.style_columns, title='Positive delta') p2 = plot(downHist, color=color.red, transp=40, style=plot.style_columns, title='Negative delta') zeroLine = plot(ZeroLagMACD, color=color.red, transp=0, linewidth=2, title='MACD line') signalLine = plot(signal, color=color.blue, transp=0, linewidth=2, title='Signal') ribbonDiff = hist > 0 ? color.blue : color.red fill(zeroLine, signalLine, color=ribbonDiff) circleYPosition = signal * dotsDistance ribbonDiff2 = hist > 0 ? color.blue : color.red // Generate dots for cross signals plot(showDots and cross(ZeroLagMACD, signal) ? circleYPosition : na, style=plot.style_circles, linewidth=4, color=ribbonDiff2, title='Dots') // Alerts for buy and sell signals buySignal = cross(ZeroLagMACD, signal) and (ribbonDiff2 == color.blue) and (ZeroLagMACD < 0) sellSignal = cross(ZeroLagMACD, signal) and (ribbonDiff2 == color.red) and (ZeroLagMACD > 0) // Use 'strategy.entry' for placing orders in strategy context if (buySignal) strategy.entry("Buy", strategy.long) alert("Buy Signal: Blue dot below zero line", alert.freq_once_per_bar_close) if (sellSignal) strategy.entry("Sell", strategy.short) alert("Sell Signal: Red dot above zero line", alert.freq_once_per_bar_close)template: strategy.tpl:40:21: executing "strategy.tpl" at <.api.GetStrategyListByName>: wrong number of args for GetStrategyListByName: want 7 got 6