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zaq777
4 posts
msg #122372
Ignore zaq777
modified
12/26/2014 1:21:09 PM

Suppose you want to know when a close is--- for the first time in awhile---above two (or more) different lines that are independent from each other?

For example a close can be above the upper Bollinger band any number of times before it moves above the EMA(150) or it can be the other way around ---- above the upper Bollinger band any number of times before the EMA(150).

But not together until today.

How do I write that?

four
3,998 posts
msg #122373
Ignore four
modified
12/26/2014 1:44:06 PM

.Manual for StockFetcher : http://www3.stockfetcher.com/download/sfuserguide2_0.pdf

Here are two ideas working with "something like" you are looking for:

set{x, count(close > upper bollinger band(20,1),10)}
x = 0
draw upper bollinger band(20,1)
close crossed above ema(150)
sp500



/*Today close above both MAs*/
close > ma(21)
close > ma(100)
/*Close below both MAs for the last 10 of 11 days*/
count(close < ma(21),11) > 9
count(close < ma(100),11) > 9
volume > 123123
low > 11



mahkoh
891 posts
msg #122374
Ignore mahkoh
12/26/2014 5:32:55 PM

Fetcher[
set{x,count(close above ma(150),1)}
set{x1,count(close above upper bollinger band(20,2),1)}
set{x2,x + x1}
set{x3,count(x2 below 1.5,20)}
x2 above 1.5
x3 above 18
add column x
add column x1
add column x2
add column x3
]



zaq777
4 posts
msg #122375
Ignore zaq777
modified
12/27/2014 5:18:18 PM

Yes that seems to work. Thanks.

Too bad the user guide does such a poor job of explaining how to use the "set" feature or even what it is. I'm can't make any sense of it. Maybe it's just me.

mahkoh
891 posts
msg #122380
Ignore mahkoh
12/28/2014 12:31:57 PM

What I did when I started using SF was studying other people's filters and find out what the syntax exactly does. Even today I occasionally browse the forum to look up some code.

There are lots of useful snippets to be copied from filters published by TRO, Chetron and Kevin to name a few.


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