DirectionalMovementSystem
Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Mohammad Rahhal on 27 July 2016 08:48 AM

Overview
The Directional Movement System contains six indicators; ADX, DI+, DI-, DX,TRSum and ADXR.


Interpretation

The ADX (Average Directional Movement Index) is an indicator of how much the market is trending, either up or down: the higher the ADX line, the more the market is trending and the more suitable it becomes for a trend-following system. This indicator consists of two lines: DI+ and DI-, the first one being a measure of uptrend and the second one a measure of downtrend.

The standard Directional Movement System draws a 14 period DI+ and a 14 period DI- in the same chart panel. ADX is also sometimes shown in the same chart panel.

A buy signal is given when DI+ crosses over DI-, a sell signal is given when DI- crosses over DI+.

Class: Oscillator

Syntax

Public function DirectionalMovementSystem(ByVal Data As DataBase, ByVal OHLCV As Recordset, ByVal Period As Integer) As RecordSet

 

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


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)
 

        'DirectionalMovementSystem

        Dim _indRecord As New VTLGeneral.RecordSet()

        Dim osc As New VTLGeneral.Oscillator()

        _indRecord = osc.DirectionalMovementSystem(DB,m_Recordset,14)
 

        For i = 0 To DB.getRecordCount-1

                output = output  &  CSTR(_indRecord.getValue(_indRecord.getName(1), i) ) & vbcrlf

        Next
 

        GUI.MsgDialog(output)

 

End Sub

 


See Also


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