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  • If you haven't already, you should back test it to see if it gets the results you expect. To me it seems a little late - that is, the up leg has already made some progress if its above the rising 20 MA and sometimes might not have much left. But th…
  • If you want a very bullish trend, then you would test for price above the 50 and the 50 above the 200, and both MAs rising. You can test for a rising MA as you suggest, by comparing its current value to a previous value. But you can use a much sho…
  • Yes. Look under the Candlestick Patterns on the Advanced Scan Workbench.
  • Way too sophisticated for me to deal with, but here's a very detailed explanation of how these things work: https://sixfigureinvesting.com/2016/08/how-does-svxy-work/
  • The condition you are looking for is and [weekly Full Stoch %K(14,3,3) x 50] But to write a complete scan, you need more. I'm guessing you want a quick start, but it does take a little time and effort to get a handle on the scan language and strat…
  • seems to be right yesterday 2/13 ema 20 = 14.21 close = 13.14 x 1.05= 13.80; below ema today 2/14 ema 20 = 14.16 close = 13.63 x 1.05 = 14.31; above ema or did I miss something?
  • Here's couple of suggestions to play with for limiting hits: The first is to look for the narrowest range in the last 7 bars. You can google "NR7" for an explanation. and [ range = min(7, range)] The second is to look for price trading above the …
  • It appears Stockcharts does not have a data agreement with the options exchanges, so the data you want is not available: https://stockcharts.com/docs/doku.php?st=data&id=data
  • Well, your call, so to speak. Have fun with it!
  • Joanne Klein's public chart list "Above the Green Line" uses the IBD ranking system and then a 5,1 Fast Stochastic to pick entries and exits. I think she is oriented toward buying and selling the stock, not the option, but worth a look. On Stockch…
  • Seems like it hasn't been implemented yet. If you do a search *.to or *.v you get results, but if you do *.ca you get no results found. Maybe email greg to see what's up.
  • I think you do. At least I wouldn't want to figure it out. You could look at other indicators on charts that meet that condition to see if there is something else you could code for. I'm thinking something with min MACD Hist > 0 for whatever par…
  • I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Do you mean that price has been under the 20 week channel for 10 weeks and broke out this week?
  • Yes. and [weekly volume > weekly sma( 4, weekly volume) * 2] You would probably get the best results if you run this on the week-end (after Friday's close, in other words). Or, if you are back testing, choose Friday dates only (except Good Fri…
  • Hi @JPW, Sorry, I only do answers on the forum. I get enough requests that it would take up too much of my time. Also, a question that one person has probably many others do, too, so the forum is much more efficient. The forum is pretty anonymous,…
    in SCTR Scores Comment by markd February 11
  • The documentation is getting better and better. Always a good place to start - although, at least for me, I'm not always sure, or don't remember (age! ) where to look. It's worth browsing through the Chart School main topics once in a while to see w…
  • seems to be right. You can test it by adding this line rank by sma(10, volume) Then sort results on the last results column both ways lowest value is 10087.469, which is > 10000 The volume number you specify should be the same length as the…
    in SCTR Scores Comment by markd February 9
  • Probably the easier way is to put the stocks of interest in a list then scan the list for the conditions you choose. Here's a useful blog entry: https://stockcharts.com/articles/scanning/2015/02/Scan-My-Fav-Lists.html?st=favorites+list To create …
  • You can't scan for a list of differences because the scan engine returns only symbols, not numbers. But if you choose a threshold per cent change, you can scan for symbols that meet that change. For instance, suppose you want symbols that improved t…
    in SCTR Scores Comment by markd February 9
  • You could try Finviz.com to screen for PEG (if that's helpful) finviz/screener/valuation/ sort on PEG column or, if you hit the "Fundamental" tab, you can filter for PEG level
  • The documentation for the EPS ticker property says "The last reported EPS value for the security. " So, it looks like the database only keeps the most current EPS data. https://stockcharts.com/docs/doku.php?st=eps&id=scans:reference:ticker_p…
  • I'm assuming you mean by keeping a dozen charts open that you have a separate browser window or tab for each one. On the Stockcharts side, that would be twelve idle connections that they have to pay for, which probably is not economic for the subscr…
    in trouble Comment by markd February 8
  • According to the documentation, SC does not offer pre-market or after-market data, at least for now (go to the bottom of the page): https://stockcharts.com/docs/doku.php?st=data+vendor&id=data If you wanted to try your scan during regular mark…
  • I would say there is a great deal of variation in SCTR behaviors. For some stocks, SCTR gets up to 90ish and keeps knocking on the ceiling as the stock keeps climbing (BA). For other stocks, SCTR wiggles around in the 30s and 40s for a while, then b…
    in SCTR Scores Comment by markd February 5
  • The available overlays and indicators can be seen in the drop downs on the chart workbench, or in Chart School. https://stockcharts.com/school/doku.php?id=chart_school:technical_indicators I don't see Volatility Stops in either place, so I don't t…
  • Your current scan asks for the current close - which is the same for the daily close, the weekly close and monthly close - to be below the sma of the daily close. Probably what you want is to ask for is the current close below the daily sma, the w…
  • The indicators you choose to include in your scan have no effect on what appears on the charts in the results list. The results of a scan are displayed in the Default chart style you have created (or maybe the Stockcharts "SCC default" style if you…
  • I have no connection to Stockcharts whatsoever, except that, like you, I am a subscriber. I've never been there and don't know anyone associated with it. I do have a background in programming. My knowledge of the the scan engine is solely as a user …
  • The syntax checker is not exhaustive. There has to be a trade off between efficiency and error checking, so it mainly finds the most and likely common errors. More unusual or obscure errors can get by. The conventional way to set up a scan is to sp…
  • You could try a channel breakout where the channel has been flat for some period of time. So, close x upper price channel, x day ago UPC = y days ago UPC