## How to compare the strength between 2 items in different dir

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oem7110
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### How to compare the strength between 2 items in different dir

AUD/USD is going up, and EUR/USD is going down, and I can only place a single position on either long AUD/USD or short EUR/USD. In this case, I would not consider AUD/EUR, and there are only AUD/USD and EUR/USD for selections.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to compare the strength between 2 objects in different directions?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions

sluggo
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Have you considered
• Indicator1 = (HH(5 bars) - LL(5 bars)) / (HH(100 bars) - LL(100 bars))
• Indicator2 = SMA(TrueRange, 10 bars) / SMA(TrueRange, 100 bars)
• Indicator3 = Welles Wilder's ADX
• Indicator4 = PrettyGoodOscillator
• Indicator 5 = Chande's Momentum Oscillator
Then you would simply program your trading software to determine: For which tradeable currency-pair is {your chosen indicator} the strongest?

oem7110
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sluggo wrote:Have you considered
• Indicator1 = (HH(5 bars) - LL(5 bars)) / (HH(100 bars) - LL(100 bars))
This one seems a simple one, but does it simply determine the volatility by comparing short-term/long-term without certain direction?

I get no idea on how to apply on selecting between AUD/USD and EUR/USD,
Do you have any suggestions on how to use it?
Thank you very much for any suggestions :>

sluggo
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You asked for suggestions. You received five suggestions. Be thankful.

oem7110
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I am very appreciated for all your help

Thank you very much for suggestions :>