StockFetcher Forums · General Discussion · CLOSING STRENGTH<< >>Post Follow-up
86 posts
msg #103760
12/14/2011 1:20:47 AM

This is really simple and yet it does not work. I want to find stock where the Closing price was Close to the High of the day for the last three days.

The three line filter below is determining the percentage difference of the Close from the High.

set {score1, High - Low}
set {score2, score1 / High}
Show stocks where the score2 is below 0.05 for the last 3 days
add col score2
and sort column 5 descending

A lost of the candles that come up in the filter results are red which simply does not compute?

Looking for stock showing strong strength for short term trades.

Greatly appreciate any assistance. Thanks Michael

370 posts
msg #103776
Ignore dwiggains
12/14/2011 10:03:00 AM

The high is only todays high
and the low is only todays low in your equation

set {score1, High - Low}
set {score2, score1 / High}
set {a, high 1 day ago - low 1 day ago}
set {score3, a / high}
set {b, high 2 days ago - low 2 days ago}
set {score4, b / high}
score2 < .05
score3 < .05
score4 < .05
add column score2

This gives a lot of stocks because you are really saying the ATR is less than 5%.
Most stock do not move more than 5% in a day.

Good luck
See ya
86 posts
msg #103783
12/14/2011 3:33:49 PM

Hi David:

Thanks for your assistance. The string should have been High - Close not High - Low.

It's still returning a lot of red candles. I will work on this for the next few days and post what I come up with.

Looking for three green candles where the close of the day was at or very close to the close.


4,577 posts
msg #103789
Ignore Eman93
12/14/2011 6:06:01 PM

Within 99.9% of the days high

close > 1
volume > 500000

set{clo, close + 0}
set{hi, high + 0}
set{dcl, clo/hi}
set{cl%, dcl * 100}

cl% > 99.9

StockFetcher Forums · General Discussion · CLOSING STRENGTH<< >>Post Follow-up

*** Disclaimer *** does not endorse or suggest any of the securities which are returned in any of the searches or filters. They are provided purely for informational and research purposes. does not recommend particular securities., Vestyl Software, L.L.C. and involved content providers shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken based on the content.

Copyright 2016 - Vestyl Software L.L.C.Terms of Service | License | Questions or comments? Contact Us
EOD Data sources: DDFPlus & CSI Data Quotes delayed during active market hours. Delay times are at least 15 mins for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and Amex. Delayed intraday data provided by DDFPlus