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TheRumpledOne
6,358 posts
msg #42469
Ignore TheRumpledOne
3/25/2006 11:29:41 AM

What exactly do you mean by "closed within average daily range"?

By definition, a stock ALWAYS closes within its daily range.

Do you mean today's range is less than the average daily range?

Can you provide an example of a stock that meets this criteria?




turners63
8 posts
msg #42466
Ignore turners63
modified
3/25/2006 12:00:18 PM

How can I make a filter that will pick stocks that closed within the average daily volatility above the MA(20)? (i.e. The close is within the distance from 0 to the volatility or that stock above the MA(20), so if the trading range of a stock was $1, I would want it chosen only if the close was within $1 from the MA(20)) I tried:
Show stocks where close was within average daily range aboveMA(20)
It didn't work?






turners63
8 posts
msg #42474
Ignore turners63
3/25/2006 1:39:40 PM

The average daily range is a variable that has a value. (i.e. XYZ may have an average daily range of $1.32) I would like to know if the close of that stock was between the MA(20) and the MA(20)+ $1.32.


TheRumpledOne
6,358 posts
msg #42479
Ignore TheRumpledOne
modified
3/25/2006 2:04:21 PM

Fetcher[
set{UpperLim20, average day range(20) + ma(20) }

close above ma(20)

close below UpperLim20

add column ma(20)
add column UpperLim20

close above 20
volume above 1000000
]



HTH.




turners63
8 posts
msg #42481
Ignore turners63
3/25/2006 2:38:09 PM

Thanks TheRumbledOne. I'm new and didn't know how to set the variables. I used your example and changed it a little using the average true range and it worked fine. Thanks again.


TheRumpledOne
6,358 posts
msg #42494
Ignore TheRumpledOne
3/25/2006 7:39:25 PM

Post your filter... let's see it!


turners63
8 posts
msg #42521
Ignore turners63
3/26/2006 1:09:55 PM

This is what I came up with:
set{UpperLimit, average true range(35) + ma(35)}
close above ma(35)
close below UpperLimit



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