Smoothed Balance of Power

Smoothed BOP to try and find dark pool activity. Only works in charts with working volume!

Credits go to LazyBear for some coding on the plotting and Igor Livshin for the formula.
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// author : SatNam
// credits to LazyBear and Igor Livshin

PlotEMA=input(true, "Plot SMA?", type=bool)
THL = (high-low) ? .00001 : (high-low)

BuRBoO = (high - open)/(THL)
BeRBoO = (open - low)/(THL)
BuRBoC =(close - low)/(THL)
BeRBoC =(high - close)/(THL)
BuRBoOC = close > 0 ? (close-open)/(THL) : 0
BeRBoOC = close > 0 ? 0 : (open -close)/(THL)

BOP = ((BuRBoO+BuRBoC+BuRBoOC)/3) - ((BeRBoO+BeRBoC+BeRBoOC)/3)
vwBOP = vwma(BOP, length)
barcolor = vwBOP >= 40000 ? green : vwBOP <= -40000 ? red: gray
plot(vwBOP, style=columns, color = barcolor)
plot(PlotEMA?ema(BOP, lengthSMA):na, color=navy, linewidth=2)