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Relative Volume Gradient Paintbars – New Updates for ThinkOrSwim

Relative Volume Gradient Paintbars for Thinkorswim [VIDEO]

Relative Volume Gradient Paintbars Study for Thinkorswim

Today I’m releasing an overhaul of the Relative Volume indicator for Thinkorswim that I’ve been working on for awhile. This is one of my favorite thinkscript studies and I’ve been experimenting with it in my own trading for awhile, so I wanted to go ahead and get the update released on the site and see if it can add some value for my fellow traders.

Like all of our upgrades, they’re completely free to prior purchasers, just go to the My Account > Orders > View Order Details area of the site and the new links should be posted there for you to install.

New Features

  1. Relative Volume Gradient Paintbars to highlight the highest relative volume bars!
    1. Custom colors
    2. 4 custom coloration thresholds
    3. Different color scheme for up bars vs. down bars
  2. MA-based relative volume for tick charts, also with gradient paintbars!
  3. Combined tick volume / trade volume in the same indicator, just switch the mode in settings. Simply add 2 instances if you want both relative tick count & share count on the same chart!
  4. Combined long term studies into 1 study with custom period reset (12 for monthly charts, 52 for weekly charts, 252 for daily charts).
  5. Added a TIME BASED relative volume QUOTE COLUMN so you can see when a stock in your watchlist has surging volume on whatever INTRADAY timeframe you want (5 minute, hourly, etc).
  6. Added a MA BASED relative volume QUOTE COLUMN so you can see when a stock in your watchlist has surging volume on ANY timeframe you want (hourly, daily, etc).

Benefits

  • High volume bars now immediately pop out visually on your chart without having to look down at the histogram.
  • You can even hide the histogram altogether and just use the paintbars function to gauge volume and save screen space.
  • This release really simplifies down the number of scripts and makes each more powerful and customizable.
  • MA-based relative volume indicator can be used on tick charts, intraday minute charts, or daily and higher charts.
  • Using the MA-based relative volume on tick charts lets you see an additional dimension of volume on the same graph (tick count bars combined with share count highlighting really adds additional depth of information).

Get the Relative Volume study here!

I’m finding the volume gradient to be a real value add, and especially on the tick charts:

relative volume gradient paintbars indicator for thinkorswim
Example chart of KO with the new relative volume gradient paintbars indicator for Thinkorswim

Get the Relative Volume study here!

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How to Draw Vertical Time Lines & Reminders Automatically in ThinkOrSwim

Download the indicator here: http://thinkorswim.net/product/key-reversal-time-vertical-lines-indicator/

This indicator allows you to place reminders at specific times during the trading day by automatically drawing a vertical time level or line at a specified time. It can also notify you of key reversal times that you’re watching, daily margin call times, opens and closes.

Have a specific strategy you only want to trade before 11:00 a.m.? Put a reminder in your chart to stop trading it after 11:00. In addition to custom times, each time can have a custom label attached, as well as custom line weight, style, and color.

Find out more here: http://thinkorswim.net/product/key-reversal-time-vertical-lines-indicator/

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How to Trade 52-Week Highs & Lows in ThinkOrSwim with the Yearly Reclimb % Indicator

 

Download here: https://thinkorswim.net/product/52-week-high-low-scan-watchlist-column-for-thinkorswim/

This is a custom quote column or watchlist column for ThinkOrSwim that shows the percentage that a stock in your list has reclimbed from the 52 week low toward the 52 week high. So if the yearly high is $100 and the yearly low is $0, and if the stock is currently trading at $60, then the yearly reclimb indicator would show 0.6 for 60% of the year’s range.

This ThinkOrSwim indicator helps you sort your watchlist by yearly low-to-high reclimb, and find either stocks that are about to break out over their 52-week highs, or bottom-pick value stocks that are trading at or near their 52-week lows.

Find out more and download this ThinkOrSwim indicator/watchlist column here:
https://thinkorswim.net/product/52-week-high-low-scan-watchlist-column-for-thinkorswim/