Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is a Japanese charting technique developed before World War II. Its goal is to portray at a glance where the price is heading and when will be the right time to enter or exit the market. Translated, Ichimoku Kinko Hyo means ‘a glance at an equilibrium chart’. The user may change the period lengths. This indicator’s definition is further expressed in the condensed code given in the calculation below.
How To Trade Using Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
If the TS crosses above the KS a buy signal will be generated. Conversely, if the TS crosses below the KS a sell signal will be given.
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//period1 = user defined, default is 9
//period2 = user defined, default is 26
//period3 = user defined, default is 52
highest = highest(index, period, HIGH); lowest = lowest(index, period, LOW); TS = (highest+lowest)/2); //Kijun-Sen highest = highest(index, period2, HIGH); lowest = lowest(index, period2, LOW); KS = (highest+lowest)/2; // Chikou Span CS = getClose(index+period2)); //shift backward by period2 //Senkou Span B highest = highest(index, period3, HIGH); lowest = lowest(index, period3, LOW); SSB[index+period2]=(highest+lowest)/2); //shift Forward by period2 //Senkou Span A SSA[index+period2] = (TS+KS)/2; //shift forward by period2 //Signals buy = crossedAbove(TS, KS); sell = crossedBelow(TS, KS);