Kase Indicator

Kase Indicator by Cynthia Kase uses volume and Average True Range in its formula. The user may change the period length. This indicator’s definition is further expressed in the condensed code given in the calculation below.

Kase Indicator

How To Trade Using Kase Indicator

The Kase Indicator may be used in conjunction with other indicators. No trading signals are given.

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//period = user defined, default is 10
//av = average
//sqrt = square root
//atr = average true range
//moreT = moreThan, lessT = lessThan
//index = current bar number

priorHigh = high[index-period];
priorLow = low[index-period]);
avVol = sma(period, index, volume);
avTR = atr(period);
kUp = kUp[index-1];
if (avTR moreT 0) kUp = (priorHigh/low) / (avVol * sqrt(period));
kDown = kDown[index-1];  //previous Kdown
if (avTR moreT 0) kDown = (high/priorLow) / (avVol * sqrt(period));
plot1 = null;
if (kUp moreT kDown) plot1 = low;
plot2 = null;
if (kUp lessT kDown) plot2 = high;
plot3 = null;
if (kUp == kDown) plot3 = (high + low) / 2;
Plot1: plot1;
Plot2: plot2;
Plot3: plot3;