SwingIndex


Summary

Developed by Welles Wilder, the Swing Index compares current Open, high, Low and Close prices to find of current and previous periods to find "real" price.

Syntax

public interface SwingIndex

Members

NameTypeSummary
Result PropertyGets the Result Series of the Swing Index indicator.

Example 1

	using cAlgo.API;
	using cAlgo.API.Indicators;
	namespace cAlgo.Indicators
	{
	    [Indicator]
	    public class Test:Indicator
	    {
	        private SwingIndex _swingIndex;
	        [Parameter(DefaultValue = 12)]
	        public int LimitMoveValue { get; set; }
	        protected override void Initialize()
	        {
	            _swingIndex = Indicators.SwingIndex(LimitMoveValue);
	        }
	        public override void Calculate(int index)
	        {
	            //Print the current value of SwingIndex to the log
	            Print("The current value of SwingIndex is {0}", _swingIndex.Result[index]);
	        }
	    }
	}

Example 2

using cAlgo.API;
using cAlgo.API.Indicators;
namespace cAlgo.Robots
{
    // This sample cBot shows how to use the Swing Index indicator
    [Robot(TimeZone = TimeZones.UTC, AccessRights = AccessRights.None)]
    public class SwingIndexSample : Robot
    {
        private double _volumeInUnits;
        private SwingIndex _swingIndex;
        [Parameter("Volume (Lots)", DefaultValue = 0.01)]
        public double VolumeInLots { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Stop Loss (Pips)", DefaultValue = 10)]
        public double StopLossInPips { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Take Profit (Pips)", DefaultValue = 10)]
        public double TakeProfitInPips { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Label", DefaultValue = "Sample")]
        public string Label { get; set; }
        public Position[] BotPositions
        {
            get
            {
                return Positions.FindAll(Label);
            }
        }
        protected override void OnStart()
        {
            _volumeInUnits = Symbol.QuantityToVolumeInUnits(VolumeInLots);
            _swingIndex = Indicators.SwingIndex(12);
        }
        protected override void OnBar()
        {
            if (_swingIndex.Result.Last(1) > 0 && _swingIndex.Result.Last(2) <= 0)
            {
                ClosePositions(TradeType.Sell);
                ExecuteMarketOrder(TradeType.Buy, SymbolName, _volumeInUnits, Label, StopLossInPips, TakeProfitInPips);
            }
            else if (_swingIndex.Result.Last(1) < 0 && _swingIndex.Result.Last(2) >= 0)
            {
                ClosePositions(TradeType.Buy);
                ExecuteMarketOrder(TradeType.Sell, SymbolName, _volumeInUnits, Label, StopLossInPips, TakeProfitInPips);
            }
        }
        private void ClosePositions(TradeType tradeType)
        {
            foreach (var position in BotPositions)
            {
                if (position.TradeType != tradeType) continue;
                ClosePosition(position);
            }
        }
    }
}
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