The Aroon was authored by Tushar Chande in 1995. Aroon may be used to determine if an instrument is trending and how strong the trend is. The indicator system consists of two lines Aroon(up) and Aroon(down). The user may change the period length. This indicator’s definition is further expressed in the condensed code given in the calculation below.
How To Trade Using Aroon
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//period = user defined, default = 25
//MOE = more or equal, LOE = less or equal
//index = current bar number
high_ind = 0; low_ind = 0; highest = NEGATIVE_INFINITY; lowest = POSITIVE_INFINITY; // Find the periods for the highest high and lowest low n = period; for(i = index-period+1; i LOE index; i++) bhigh = getHigh(i), blow = getLow(i); if (bhigh MOE highest) highest = bhigh; high_ind = n; endIf if (blow LOE lowest) lowest = blow; low_ind = n; endIf n--; endFor high_ind--; low_ind--; Plot1: up = ((period - high_ind)/period) * 100; Plot2: down = ((period - low_ind)/period) * 100;