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Technical Indicators

Scan Syntax Reference: Technical Indicators

There are several technical indicators that you can set as filters for your scan. For more information on writing scans using these and other scan clauses, please see our Support Center article on Writing Scans.

Accumulation/Distribution

Accumulation/Distribution (AccDist)

The value of the Accumulation/Distribution Line.

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Accumulation/Distribution Signal (AccDist Signal)

The average of the Accumulation/Distribution Line over a given period of time.

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Aroon Oscillator

The values of the Aroon indicators and the Aroon Oscillator.

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Average Directional Indicator

The value of the Average Directional Indicator.

ADX Line (ADX Line)

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Positive Directional Indicator (Plus DI)

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Average True Range (ATR)

The value of the Average True Range indicator.

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Bollinger Bands

The values of the upper and lower Bollinger Band lines and their width. The bands are calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Bollinger Band Width (BB Width)

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Bollinger's %B Indicator

The value of Bollinger's %B indicator. The bands are calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Chaikin Money Flow (CMF)

The value of the Chaikin Money Flow indicator.

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Chaikin Oscillator (Chaikin Osc)

The value of the Chaikin Oscillator indicator.

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Chande Trend Meter

The value of the Chande Trend Meter indicator.

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Chandelier Exit (Chandlr)

The value of the Chandelier Exit indicator.

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Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The value of the Commodity Channel Index.

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Coppock Curve (Coppock)

The value of the Coppock Curve. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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DecisionPoint Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO)

The value of the DecisionPoint PMO indicator and its corresponding EMA signal line. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

The value of the Detrended Price Oscillator. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Ease of Movement (EMV)

The value of the Ease of Movement Oscillator.

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Force Index (Force)

The value of the Force Index.

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Ichimoku Cloud

The value of the Ichimoku Cloud lines. Ichimoku Cloud Top represents whichever span line (Span A or Span B) is at the top of the cloud; Ichimoku Cloud Bottom represents the span line at the bottom of the cloud.

See our Support Center article on Scanning Ichimoku Clouds for more information.

Ichimoku Base Line (Ichimoku Base Line)

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Ichimoku Conversion Line (Ichimoku Conversion Line)

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Ichimoku Span A (Ichimoku Span A)

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Ichimoku Span B (Ichimoku Span B)

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Ichimoku Cloud Top (Ichimoku Cloud Top)

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Ichimoku Cloud Bottom (Ichimoku Cloud Bottom)

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Kaufman's Adaptive Moving Average (KAMA)

The Kaufman's Adaptive Moving Average (KAMA) for the given expression such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Keltner Channels

The value for the Upper and Lower Keltner Channels.

Upper Keltner Channel (Upper Kelt Chan)

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Lower Keltner Channel (Lower Kelt Chan)

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Mass Index (MASS)

The value of the Mass index.

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Money Flow Index (MFI)

The value of the Money Flow Index.

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Moving Average

The simple or exponential moving average for the given expression such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD)

The values of the MACD indicator line, its corresponding EMA signal line, and the MACD histogram. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

Note: if the nSignal parameter is set to 1 or left blank, i.e. (12,26,1) or (12,26), the MACD Histogram and the signal line will not be displayed.

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MACD Signal (MACD Signal)

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Moving Average Envelopes

The values of the upper and lower Moving Average Envelope lines. The moving averages are calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Lower Moving Average Envelope (Lower MA Env)

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Upper Exponential Moving Average Envelope (Upper EMA Env)

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Lower Exponential Moving Average Envelope (Lower EMA Env)

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Negative Volume Index

The value of the Negative Volume Index.

Negative Volume Index (NVI)

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On Balance Volume

The value of the On Balance Volume indicator and its corresponding signal line.

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On Balance Volume Signal (OBV Signal)

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Parabolic Stop and Reverse (Parabolic SAR)

The value of the Parabolic Stop and Reverse overlay.

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Percentage Price Oscillator (PPO)

The values of the PPO indicator line, its corresponding EMA signal line, and the PPO histogram. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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PPO Signal (PPO Signal)

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PPO Histogram (PPO Hist)

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Percentage Volume Oscillator

The values of the PVO indicator line, its corresponding EMA signal line, and histogram.

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PVO Signal (PVO Signal)

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Point And Figure Box Count (P&F Box Count)

The number of boxes in the current column on the P&F Chart.

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Price Channels

The values of the upper, middle and lower Price Channel lines.

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Lower Price Channels (Lower Price Chan)

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Pring's Know Sure Thing

The value of Pring's Know Sure Thing oscillator and its corresponding SMA signal line.

Know Sure Thing (KST)

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Pring's Special K

The value of Pring's Special K indicator and its corresponding SMA signal line.

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Rate Of Change

The value of the Rate of Change indicator and its corresponding signal line. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The value of Wilder's RSI indicator. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Slope (Slope)

The value of the Slope indicator. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Standard Deviation (Std Deviation)

The value of the Standard Deviation indicator. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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Stochastic Oscillators

The values of the Fast and Slow Stochastic Oscillator indicators and their corresponding signal lines.

Fast Stochastic %K (Fast Stoch %K)

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Fast Stochastic %D (Fast Stoch %D)

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Slow Stochastic %K (Slow Stoch %K)

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Slow Stochastic %D (Slow Stoch %D)

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Full Stochastic %K (Full Stoch %K)

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Full Stochastic %D (Full Stoch %D)

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Stochastic RSI (Stoch RSI)

The value of the StochRSI indicator.

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TRIX

The value of the TRIX indicator and its corresponding signal line. The indicator is calculated using the values of the given expression, such as “close”, “volume”, or “rsi(14)”.

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True Strength Index

The value of the True Strength index and its corresponding EMA signal line.

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True Strength Index Signal (TSI Signal)

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Ulcer Index (ULCER)

The value of the Ulcer index.

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Ultimate Oscillator (Ultimate Osc)

The value of the Ultimate Oscillator.

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Vortex Indicator

The value of the Vortex indicator.

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Vortex Minus (VTX Minus)

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Williams %R (Williams %R)

The value of the Williams %R indicator.

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