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MASS Index

The Mass Index was designed to identify trend reversals by measuring
the narrowing and widening of the range between the high and low prices.
As this range widens, the Mass Index increases; as the range narrows
the Mass Index decreases.
The Mass Index was developed by Donald Dorsey.

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//  Copyright by HPotter v1.0 13/05/2014
// The Mass Index was designed to identify trend reversals by measuring 
// the narrowing and widening of the range between the high and low prices. 
// As this range widens, the Mass Index increases; as the range narrows 
// the Mass Index decreases.
// The Mass Index was developed by Donald Dorsey. 
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study(title="MASS Index", shorttitle="MASS Index")
Length1 = input(9, minval=1)
Length2 = input(25, minval=1)
hline(27, color=blue, linestyle=line, title = "Setup")
hline(26.5, color=red, linestyle=line, title = "Trigger")
xPrice = high - low
xEMA = ema(xPrice, Length1)
xSmoothXAvg = ema(xEMA, Length1)
nRes = sum(iff(xSmoothXAvg != 0, xEMA / xSmoothXAvg, 0), Length2)
plot(nRes, color=red, title="MASS Index")