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CMO (Chande Momentum Oscillator) Strategy

This indicator plots Chande Momentum Oscillator . This indicator was
developed by Tushar Chande. A scientist, an inventor, and a respected
trading system developer, Mr. Chande developed the CMO to capture what
he calls "pure momentum". For more definitive information on the CMO and
other indicators we recommend the book The New Technical Trader by Tushar
Chande and Stanley Kroll.
The CMO is closely related to, yet unique from, other momentum oriented
indicators such as Relative Strength Index , Stochastic , Rate-of-Change,
etc. It is most closely related to Welles Wilder`s RSI , yet it differs
in several ways:
- It uses data for both up days and down days in the numerator, thereby
directly measuring momentum;
- The calculations are applied on unsmoothed data. Therefore, short-term
extreme movements in price are not hidden. Once calculated, smoothing
can be applied to the CMO, if desired;
- The scale is bounded between +100 and -100, thereby allowing you to
clearly see changes in net momentum using the 0 level. The bounded scale
also allows you to conveniently compare values across different securities.
Open-source script

In true TradingView spirit, the author of this script has published it open-source, so traders can understand and verify it. Cheers to the author! You may use it for free, but reuse of this code in a publication is governed by House Rules. You can favorite it to use it on a chart.

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