Cloudy Momentum Bands for ThinkorSwim


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Leading Cloud-Based Momentum Indicator:
  • Above Orange Line => uptrend
  • Below Orange Line => downtrend
  • Cloud breakout => strong trend confirmation

This indicator can also be used for mean reversion trading.



thinkScript Code

# Cloudy Momentum
# Assembled by BenTen at
# Converted from

input length = 26;
input emaLength = 55;

def lower = lowest(close, length) - (highest(close, length) - lowest(close, length)) * 0.618;
def upper = highest(close, length) + (highest(close, length) - lowest(close, length)) * 0.618;

def lowerEMA = expAverage(lower, emaLength);
def upperEMA = expAverage(upper, emaLength);
def basis = (lowerEMA + upperEMA) / 2;

plot lower_band = lowerEMA;
plot upper_band = upperEMA;
plot middle = basis;

AddCloud(upper_band, lower_band, color.gray, color.gray);


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@john3 Looks like a price channel. Different calculations than BB. From charts shown look for reversals when price leaves the outer bands.

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