Moving Average Envelope
Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Abdullah Almasharfah on 15 December 2018 11:51 AM

Overview
Moving Average Envelopes consist of moving averages calculated from the underlying price, shifted up and down by a fixed percentage.

Interpretation
Moving Average Envelopes (or trading bands) can be imposed over an actual price or another indicator. 
When prices rise above the upper band or fall below the lower band, a change in direction may occur when the price penetrates the band after a small reversal from the opposite direction.

Note
The shift is a double value specifying the percentage of shift for each moving average from the actual values.
MAType is an integer specifying the moving average type to be used (Simple = 1, Exponential = 2, TimeSeries = 3, Variable = 4, Triangular = 5, Weighted = 6, VIDYA = 7).

Class: Bands

Syntax

Public function MovingAverageEnvelope(ByRef Data As Database, ByRef Source As Field, ByVal Periods As IntegerByVal MAType As Integer, ByVal Shift As DoubleAs RecordSet

 

Return Type Return object of type Recordset                                    
Default Field Name(s) EnvelopeTop, EnvelopeBottom


Sample

Public Sub main()

        'Variables

        Dim _symbolInfo As VTLGeneral.CSymbol=ClientCode.GetSymbolByName("GOLD")

        Dim DB As New VTLGeneral.Database()

        Dim rsOHLCV As New VTLGeneral.RecordSet()

        Dim RecordCount As Integer

        Dim m_Recordset As VTLGeneral.RecordSet

        Dim _historyData As object()

        Dim output As String

        Dim Record As Integer

        Dim m_Date As VTLGeneral.Field

        Dim m_Open As VTLGeneral.Field

        Dim m_High As VTLGeneral.Field

        Dim m_Low As VTLGeneral.Field

        Dim m_Close As VTLGeneral.Field

        Dim j As Integer = 0

        Dim i As Integer = 0

        Dim _recordCount As Integer =ClientCode.Bars(_symbolInfo.ID,VTLGeneral.ENUM_PERIOD.Day)
        

        m_Recordset = DB.CreateRecord

        m_Open = New VTLGeneral.Field

        m_High = New VTLGeneral.Field

        m_Low = New VTLGeneral.Field

        m_Close = New VTLGeneral.Field
 

        DB.RecordCount = _recordCount

        RecordCount = _recordCount
 

        'Initialize Recordsets

        m_Open.initialize(_recordCount -1 , "Open")

        m_High.initialize(_recordCount-1, "High")

        m_Low.initialize(_recordCount-1, "Low")

        m_Close.initialize(_recordCount-1, "Close")

        'load high, low ,open and data

         _historyData = ClientCode.GetChartHistory(_symbolInfo.ID, VTLGeneral.ENUM_PERIOD.Day,VTLGeneral.ENUM_HISTORY_TYPE.HIS_HIGH, _recordCount)
 

         For i  = 0 To _recordCount-1

                m_High.setValue(i,_historyData(i))

         Next
 

        _historyData = ClientCode.GetChartHistory(_symbolInfo.ID, VTLGeneral.ENUM_PERIOD.Day,VTLGeneral.ENUM_HISTORY_TYPE.HIS_LOW, _recordCount)
 

        For i  = 0 To _recordCount-1

                m_Low.setValue(i,_historyData(i))

        Next 


        _historyData = ClientCode.GetChartHistory(_symbolInfo.ID, VTLGeneral.ENUM_PERIOD.Day,VTLGeneral.ENUM_HISTORY_TYPE.HIS_OPEN, _recordCount)
 

        For i  = 0 To _recordCount-1

                m_Open.setValue(i,_historyData(i))

        Next 


        _historyData = ClientCode.GetChartHistory(_symbolInfo.ID, VTLGeneral.ENUM_PERIOD.Day,VTLGeneral.ENUM_HISTORY_TYPE.HIS_CLOSE, _recordCount)
 

        For i  = 0 To _recordCount-1

                m_Close.setValue(i,_historyData(i))

        Next 
 

        m_Recordset.addField(m_Open)

        m_Recordset.addField(m_High)

        m_Recordset.addField(m_Low)

        m_Recordset.addField(m_Close)
 

        'MovingAverageEnvelope indicator

        Dim _indRecord As New  VTLGeneral.RecordSet()

        Dim bnd As New VTLGeneral.Bands()

        _indRecord = bnd.MovingAverageEnvelope(DB,m_Close,14,1,1)
 

        For i = 0 To DB.getRecordCount-1

                output = output  &  CSTR(_indRecord.getValue("EnvelopeTop", i) ) & vbcrlf

        Next
 

        GUI.MsgDialog(output)

 

End Sub

 


See Also


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