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kerryh1959
 Posted : Monday, July 24, 2017 12:06:42 PM
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How do I get this formula to show up on the close of the price bars? Thanks for your help in advance.

((MAXC21-L)/MAXC21) * 100 < BBTOP(2, 20, 0)

Bruce_L
 Posted : Monday, July 24, 2017 12:31:42 PM

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You could check it for the previous bar instead of the current bar. It won't "show up on the close of the price bars", but if I am understand the question correctly, it will give you the desired result at the open of the next price bar (which for most intraday bars is the same thing).

100 * (1 - L1 / MAXC21.1) < BBTOP(2, 20, 1)

That said, these two things are not on the same scale. If you want the bollinger bands to be of the formula instead of price, then it would need to be re-written.

-L1 / MAXC21.1 < AVG(-L1 / MAXC21.1, 20) + 2 * SQR(ABS(SUM((-L1 / MAXC21.1) ^ 2, 20) - 20 * AVG(-L1 / MAXC21.1, 20) ^ 2) / 20)

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kerryh1959
 Posted : Monday, July 24, 2017 1:40:12 PM
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What I would like to see is for a dot to appear on the price bar when this formula, ((MAXC21-L)/MAXC21) * 100, crosses below the top bollinger band. Thanks again.

Bruce_L
 Posted : Monday, July 24, 2017 1:46:13 PM

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Is the Bollinger Band applied to price? If so, it cannot be done.

If the Bollinger Band is applied to your formula, you could plot at a dot at the closing price by plotting the following Formula in a Custom PCF Indicator using the Dot Plot Style in the same pane and scale as price.

IIF(XDOWN(-L1 / MAXC21.1, AVG(-L1 / MAXC21.1, 20) + 2 * SQR(ABS(SUM((-L1 / MAXC21.1) ^ 2, 20) - 20 * AVG(-L1 / MAXC21.1, 20) ^ 2) / 20)), C, 1 / 0)

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kerryh1959
 Posted : Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:20:43 AM
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Bruce, I appreciate your effort but the formula is not working correctly. I've attached a copy of the chart showing what I'm looking for. Hope this helps.

Bruce_L
 Posted : Tuesday, July 25, 2017 9:29:17 AM

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I am not seeing any images. The best topic of which I'm aware on how to post images in the forums is Inserting A Chart into A Worden post.

Maybe if we make this for the current bar instead of the previous bar (but then it won't wait until the next bar opens to make the dot).

IIF(XDOWN(-L / MAXC21, AVG(-L / MAXC21, 20) + 2 * SQR(ABS(SUM((-L / MAXC21) ^ 2, 20) - 20 * AVG(-L / MAXC21, 20) ^ 2) / 20)), C, 1 / 0)

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kerryh1959
 Posted : Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:31:04 AM
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This is what I wanted. Thanks Bruce

Swamishanmuga
 Posted : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:43:56 AM
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I would like to plot as indicator, latest high opening & next latest high openings compared to today's  price action for life time of stock..(similar to pivot points)

For example, i could indicator with Max(O,10) for 10 days, but how could I do the same for life time ?

How could i do it in levels? first max and second etc..

Bruce_L
 Posted : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:28:50 AM

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There really isn't a way to write this for the lifetime of the stock.

It is possible to check if the current open is the highest over the entire available history of the stock but there isn't a way to do this using a formula, or to just get the value of the highest open if it isn't the current bar.

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kerryh1959
 Posted : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:51:17 AM
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Good morning Bruce, would you please give me the formula for when the indicator is moving back above the lower bollinger band. Thanks again.

Bruce_L
 Posted : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:54:54 AM

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IIF(XUP(-L / MAXC21, AVG(-L / MAXC21, 20) - 2 * SQR(ABS(SUM((-L / MAXC21) ^ 2, 20) - 20 * AVG(-L / MAXC21, 20) ^ 2) / 20)), C, 1 / 0)

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Swamishanmuga
 Posted : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 5:44:09 PM
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Got it. Is it possible to find past 3 highest open prices (& closing lower) in past 6 months and mark them with horizontal lines?

Is it possible to code the same?

Thanks

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There really isn't a way to write this for the lifetime of the stock.

It is possible to check if the current open is the highest over the entire available history of the stock but there isn't a way to do this using a formula, or to just get the value of the highest open if it isn't the current bar.

Bruce_L
 Posted : Thursday, July 27, 2017 9:50:50 AM

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It is theoretically possible to write such formulas.

And this technique can even be optimized somewhat using IIF() and CountTrue() functions. That said, writing a formula to find the 3 highest open prices in the last 6 months results in a formula which is way to long and slow to be practical or post in the forums.

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