Adjusted OBV

This script shows On-Balance Volume adjusted for volume weighted candle body size.

This means that the wick lengths, body length, and sell/buy pressure are calculated into percentages of volume that contributed to each.

The body volume is the accumulatively tracked across candles to give a more accurate On-Balance Volume that has been traded to achieve the current price over time.

The script output is in Orange and for comparison the original technical OBV is in Blue.

As this is my first script, I hope to update it to include a 'buy' and 'sell' pressure gauge to perhaps turn this from a mere indicator into potentially a bit more predictive.

In the meantime, it should be useful for tracking OBV for other uses in a more accurate and less volatile way.
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