Momentum

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Description

By measuring the amount that a security's price has changed over a given time span, the Momentum indicator provides an indication of a market's velocity and to some degree, a measure of the extent to which a trend still holds true. It can also be helpful in spotting likely reversal points.

 

 

Syntax

Momentum(int period)
Momentum(ISeries<double> input, int period)

 

Returns default value

Momentum(int period)[int barsAgo]
Momentum(ISeries<double> 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.

 

 

Parameters

input

Indicator source data (?)

period

Number of bars used in the calculation

 

 

Examples

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

 

 

Source Code

You can view this indicator method source code by selecting the menu New > NinjaScript Editor > Indicators within the NinjaTrader Control Center window.