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CL - today

Fitting to my dooms day mood in the last days.
Some nice short setup today in CL and FDAX.


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Fitting to my dooms day mood in the last days.
Some nice short setup today in CL and FDAX.


Locust


Your pattern(s) are clear(er) to me now Locust . I dont follow crude but thats trailing >200 ticks if Im not mistaken . A grand slam like that once in a while makes a big difference Im sure , nice .

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After hours of intense labour, finally the first steps into a higher trade frequencies.

Setup still a bit messy but promising enough to do some real money testing and clean up the charts......


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After hours of intense labour, finally the first steps into a higher trade frequencies.

Setup still a bit messy but promising enough to do some real money testing and clean up the charts......


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Is the trigger for your setups in panel 2, or not shown?

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Is the trigger for your setups in panel 2, or not shown?

Mike

Yes, it is pretty much panel 2 with a range around the osc. to filter some noise on the actual trading signals.
Just like to be able to see what I am programming before i make it clean again and have only the signals shown.
Even the osc. is only to verify the setups in the chart itself. The setup uses the close and open prices of the range bars.


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After hours of intense labour, finally the first steps into a higher trade frequencies.

Setup still a bit messy but promising enough to do some real money testing and clean up the charts......


Locust


Have been asked if the HL LL etc are done by hand.
No, attached you can find the indicator code.


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inputs:
LeftStrength( 3 ) ,
RightStrength( 3 ),
LookBackLength( 100 );

variable:
ID(-1),
Offset( 0 ) ,
HighValue1(0),
HighValue2(0),
LowValue1(0),
LowValue2(0);




Offset = .15 * Average( Range, 5 ) ;

if PivotHighVSBar( 1, High, LeftStrength, RightStrength, RightStrength + 1 ) <> -1 then
begin
HighValue1 = PivotHighVS(1, High, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );
HighValue2 = PivotHighVS(2, High, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );

if HighValue2 <> -1 and ( ( HighValue1 >= HighValue2 - Offset ) and ( HighValue1 <= HighValue2 + Offset ) ) then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "DT");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkyellow);

Value1 = 1;
end ;

if HighValue2 <> -1 and HighValue1 > HighValue2 and value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "HH");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkgreen);
end
else
if HighValue2 <> -1 and HighValue1 < HighValue2 and value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[Rightstrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "(LH)");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, Red);
end ;
Value1 = 0;
end ;

if PivotLowVSBar( 1, Low, LeftStrength, RightStrength, RightStrength + 1 ) <> -1 then
begin
LowValue1 = PivotLowVS(1, Low, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );
LowValue2 = PivotLowVS(2, Low, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );

if LowValue2 <> -1 and ( ( LowValue1 >= LowValue2 - Offset ) and ( LowValue1 <= LowValue2 + Offset ) ) then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "DB");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkyellow);

Value1 = 1;
end;

if LowValue2 <> -1 and LowValue1 < LowValue2 and Value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "LL");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, Red);
end
else

if LowValue2 <> -1 and LowValue1 > LowValue2 and Value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "(HL)");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkgreen);
end;
Value1 = 0;
end ;

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indicator

thanks for the hard work but some of us who are not technically inclined at all - would appriciate a zip coded file to use if possibale






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Have been asked if the HL LL etc are done by handNo, attached you can find the indicator code.


Locust
inputs:
LeftStrength( 3 ) ,
RightStrength( 3 ),
LookBackLength( 100 );

variable:
ID(-1),
Offset( 0 ) ,
HighValue1(0),
HighValue2(0),
LowValue1(0),
LowValue2(0);




Offset = .15 * Average( Range, 5 ) ;

if PivotHighVSBar( 1, High, LeftStrength, RightStrength, RightStrength + 1 ) <> -1 then
begin
HighValue1 = PivotHighVS(1, High, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );
HighValue2 = PivotHighVS(2, High, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );

if HighValue2 <> -1 and ( ( HighValue1 >= HighValue2 - Offset ) and ( HighValue1 <= HighValue2 + Offset ) ) then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "DT");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkyellow);

Value1 = 1;
end ;

if HighValue2 <> -1 and HighValue1 > HighValue2 and value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "HH");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkgreen);
end
else
if HighValue2 <> -1 and HighValue1 < HighValue2 and value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[Rightstrength], High[RightStrength] + Offset, "(LH)");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 1 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, Red);
end ;
Value1 = 0;
end ;

if PivotLowVSBar( 1, Low, LeftStrength, RightStrength, RightStrength + 1 ) <> -1 then
begin
LowValue1 = PivotLowVS(1, Low, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );
LowValue2 = PivotLowVS(2, Low, Leftstrength, RightStrength, LookBackLength );

if LowValue2 <> -1 and ( ( LowValue1 >= LowValue2 - Offset ) and ( LowValue1 <= LowValue2 + Offset ) ) then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "DB");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkyellow);

Value1 = 1;
end;

if LowValue2 <> -1 and LowValue1 < LowValue2 and Value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "LL");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, Red);
end
else

if LowValue2 <> -1 and LowValue1 > LowValue2 and Value1 = 0 then
begin
ID = Text_New(Date[RightStrength], Time[RightStrength], Low[RightStrength] - Offset, "(HL)");
Text_SetStyle(ID, 2, 0 ) ;
Text_SetColor(ID, darkgreen);
end;
Value1 = 0;
end ;


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thanks for the hard work but some of us who are not technically inclined at all - would appriciate a zip coded file to use if possibale

Here you go, thought it would be easier just to copy/paste.

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Here you go, thought it would be easier just to copy/paste.

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I think Bizman looking for nt code, anyone have time to translate to nt?

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Locust,

You may take a look at this thread:
https://futures.io/tradestation-multicharts-easylanguage-programming/3361-cci-pivot-zones-easylanguage.html

I am a price action trader and use HH+HL, LH+LL all day in my trading. I like it better than using any variation of Swing Temp or the normal functions, as those functions are delayed by a few bars whereas the CCI Pivots produce very similar results with 0 bar delay. Really it's just about visuals, you don't need something telling you where a HH is, so its a matter of personal taste. Let me know if you like it, the pla is posted there.

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