Price Change By $1 Scan

Batman

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What would be the TOS code to scan for stocks whose price has changed by at least one dollar since market open?

My thinking is that I will narrow the results by using other conditions, for instance: Last between 2-15, Volume over 200K, and Shares under 50M. The key is that final condition, showing price that has moved by at least a dollar. I figure this condition will cut out the noise that I see with everything else I've tried (volume spike, high of day, golden cross, you name it). The strategy would be to treat these stocks as candidates for momentum trades and to wait for bull flag patterns to emerge.
 
@Batman I had to dig because the code I use for this uses AggregationPeriod.DAY which we can't use in a Scan... I changed the bottom code of this example by Mobius so you can see which def to use... Right now the code will display todays open as a label... Modify to your needs...

Ruby:
#by Mobius©:
#hint: Plots a horizontal line at a value of today's market opening price

input CashOpen = 0930;
input Settlement = 1615;

def Today = GetDay() == GetLastDay();
def TodaysOpen = if SecondsFromTime(CashOpen) == 0 and
SecondsTillTime(Settlement) >= 24300 and Today
  then open else TodaysOpen[1];

#plot DaysOpen = if TodaysOpen then TodaysOpen else Double.NaN;
#DaysOpen.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.DASHES);
#DaysOpen.SetDefaultColor(Color.WHITE);

AddLabel(yes, "Open: " + TodaysOpen, Color.YELLOW);
 
@Batman I had to dig because the code I use for this uses AggregationPeriod.DAY which we can't use in a Scan... I changed the bottom code of this example by Mobius so you can see which def to use... Right now the code will display todays open as a label... Modify to your needs...

Ruby:
#by Mobius©:
#hint: Plots a horizontal line at a value of today's market opening price

input CashOpen = 0930;
input Settlement = 1615;

def Today = GetDay() == GetLastDay();
def TodaysOpen = if SecondsFromTime(CashOpen) == 0 and
SecondsTillTime(Settlement) >= 24300 and Today
  then open else TodaysOpen[1];

#plot DaysOpen = if TodaysOpen then TodaysOpen else Double.NaN;
#DaysOpen.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.DASHES);
#DaysOpen.SetDefaultColor(Color.WHITE);

AddLabel(yes, "Open: " + TodaysOpen, Color.YELLOW);
Thank you!
 

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