Mass Index
Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Mohammad Rahhal on 27 July 2016 09:28 AM

 

Overview
The Mass Index identifies price changes by indexing the narrowing and widening change between high and low prices.

Interpretation
According to the inventor of the Mass Index, reversals may occur when a 25-period Mass Index rises above 27 or falls below 26.5

Class: Index


Syntax

Public function MassIndex(ByRef Data As Database, ByRef OHLCV As RecordSet, ByVal Periods As Integer, Optional ByVal FieldAliasName As String = "") As RecordSet

 

Return Type Returns object of type Recordset
Default Field Name(s) MassIndex


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)
 

        'Mass Index indicator

        Dim _indRecord As New  VTLGeneral.RecordSet()

        Dim idx As New VTLGeneral.Index()

        _indRecord = idx. MassIndex(DB,m_Recordset,20,"MassIndex")
 

        For i = 0 To DB.getRecordCount-1

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

        Next
 

        GUI.MsgDialog(output)

 

End Sub

 


See Also


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