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msg #54797
Ignore maxbasily
9/14/2007 5:38:47 PM

hey guys, I wanted to share a little secret with you since you helped me here with various inqueries (special thx to nicoschopen, the rumpled one, and DanO) -

one of the most consistent ways to determine the "trend" is:

"price is above price 30 days ago
MA (5) is > MA (20)"

good luck!

6,358 posts
msg #54801
Ignore TheRumpledOne
9/14/2007 8:24:07 PM

set{CCb,days(close is above close 30 days ago,100)}
set{CCa,days(close is below close 30 days ago,100)}
set{CxC30, CCa - CCb}

set{E50200b,days(ma(5) is above ma(20),100)}
set{E50200a,days(ma(5) is below ma(20),100)}
set{M5xM20, E50200a - E50200b}

add column CxC30
add column M5xM20

CxC30 above 0
M5xM20 above 0

close above 1
volume above 1000000
market is nasdaq

sort column 5 descending

column CxC30 - number of days close above/below close 30 days ago.

column M5xM20 - number of days MA(5) above/below MA(20).

Looks like the bottom of the list shows potential breakouts.


42 posts
msg #55089
Ignore jayzz
9/23/2007 3:00:36 PM

yes, nice one,
but how can I change the price range, if I example only want stocks between 20 and 30$ and volume above 150 000. could you post that in


259 posts
msg #55090
Ignore corsino
9/23/2007 3:32:18 PM


You already know the words, just include them in your filter :

Fetcher[Close between 20 and 30
volume above 150000
ma(5) above ma(20)
close above close 30 days ago

42 posts
msg #55301
Ignore jayzz
9/27/2007 2:50:15 PM


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