This indicator was originally developed by John Forman (Stocks & Commodities, V.24:6 (May, 2006): "Cross-Market Evaluations With Normalized Average True Range").
Mr. Forman uses a normalized average true range indicator to analyze tradables across markets.
This indicator (V-R-P) calculates the (one month) Volatility Risk Premium for S&P500 and Nasdaq-100.
V-R-P is the premium hedgers pay for over Realized Volatility for S&P500 and Nasdaq-100 index options.
The premium stems from hedgers paying to insure their portfolios, and manifests itself in the differential between the price at which options are sold...
The IFR2 strategy is based on the RSI indicator.
If the two period RSI is less than the overbought level (25 is the default, but you can configure it to be lower), a long position is placed at the close of the candle. If you are doing it live, you'd have to enter the market ~ 10 minutes before it closes, check the RSI, and buy if it is lower than your overbought...
The AM Detector was created by John Ehlers (Stocks and Commodities May 2021 pg 14) and this is his first volatility indicator I believe. Since this is a more informational indicator rather than a buy or sell signal generator, I have included buy and sell signals for a simple moving average but feel free to use this in combo with any other system you use. Buy when...