Mobility Oscillator [CC]

The Mobility Oscillator was created by Mel Widner (Stocks and Commodities Feb 1996) and this is another of my ongoing series of undiscovered gems. I would say this is probably the most complicated script I have written for an indicator. It is extremely complicated to calculate comparing to other indicators but this is essentially an overbought and oversold indicator that uses a very unique technique to calculate overbought and oversold levels and overall upward or downward momentum there is in the underlying stock. It uses a price distribution function to determine how often the current prices fall within the current trend which tells us how strong the momentum for the current trend actually is. I had to customize this indicator a bit to give clear buy and sell readings so I had to introduce a lag in exchange for clearer signals. This indicator ranges between +100 and -100 and when it stays at the +100 level for example then this means a sustained uptrend and vice versa. I have included strong buy and sell signals in addition to normal ones so strong signals are darker in color and normal signals are lighter in color. Buy when the line turns green and sell when it turns red.

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