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Chaikin Money Flow

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The formula for Chaikin Money Flow is the cumulative total of the Accumulation/Distribution Values for 21 periods divided by the cumulative total of volume for 21 periods.


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ChaikinMoneyFlow(int period)
ChaikinMoneyFlow(IDataSeries input, int period)


Returns default value
ChaikinMoneyFlow(int period)[int barsAgo]
ChaikinMoneyFlow(IDataSeries input, int period)[int barsAgo]



Return Value

double; Accessing this method via an index value [int barsAgo] returns the indicator value of the referenced bar.





Indicator source data (?)


Number of bars used in the calculation




// Prints the current value of a 20 period ChaikinMoneyFlow using default price type
double value = ChaikinMoneyFlow(20)[0];
Print("The current ChaikinMoneyFlow value is " + value.ToString());



Source Code

You can view this indicator method source code by selecting the menu Tools > Edit NinjaScript > Indicator within the NinjaTrader Control Center window.