Visualizing Percent Changes in Watchlist/Marketwatch

ruley

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I was watching Pat Mullaly's video where referenced a table under his Marketwatch tab that shows multiple columns with percent changes over different time periods. Each cell background changes color depending on the percent gained/lost.

A preview of what he is doing can be seen here

Does anyone know what the script is for this?

Many thanks for your help.
 
I was watching Pat Mullaly's video where referenced a table under his Marketwatch tab that shows multiple columns with percent changes over different time periods. Each cell background changes color depending on the percent gained/lost.

A preview of what he is doing can be seen here

Does anyone know what the script is for this?

Many thanks for your help.
@ruley - this is what I use. You can change to meet your needs.

Code:
plot PerformanceValue = Round ((close - close[63]) / close[63] * 100);

AddLabel(yes, PerformanceValue + "%", color.BLACK);
AssignBackgroundColor(if PerformanceValue < 0
                      then Color.DARK_RED
                      else if PerformanceValue > 0
                      then Color.DARK_GREEN
                      else color.LIGHT_GRAY);
 
@ruley - this is what I use. You can change to meet your needs.

Code:
plot PerformanceValue = Round ((close - close[63]) / close[63] * 100);

AddLabel(yes, PerformanceValue + "%", color.BLACK);
AssignBackgroundColor(if PerformanceValue < 0
                      then Color.DARK_RED
                      else if PerformanceValue > 0
                      then Color.DARK_GREEN
                      else color.LIGHT_GRAY);
Thanks. i'll give this a try.
 
So I found the shared link to those custom columns on Twitter -
One question I have when analyzing the shared scripts is the formulas seem off. For instance the 4 week % return is:

def stk = round(((close / close[21])-1)*100,2);

def bmark = round(((close("SPX") / close("SPX")[21])-1)*100,2);

def c = stk-bmark;

plot data = stk;

data.AssignValueColor(color.BLACK);

AssignBackgroundColor (if c > 0 then color.GREEN else if C < 0 then color.Red else color.gray);

close[21])-1 is 4 weeks times 5 trading days Mon - Fri, which makes sense. The 1 wk, 2wk and 3 wk follow a similar pattern close[6])-1, close[11])-1, and close[16])-1 respectively.

BUT then the 5 week % return is

def stk = round(((close / close[29])-1)*100,2);

def bmark = round(((close("SPX") / close("SPX")[29])-1)*100,2);

def c = stk-bmark;

plot data = stk;

data.AssignValueColor(color.BLACK);

AssignBackgroundColor (if c > 0 then color.GREEN else if C < 0 then color.Red else color.gray);

close[29])-1) ??? I don't get it.
the 6 wk is close[36])-1), and it goes on from there (7 wk is close[43])-1).

Anyone have any thoughts as to why it does this?
 

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