The indicator is based on our original formula, which averages the length of candlestick bodies and compares the result to several thresholds. This allows the algorithm to determine the direction and strength of the price movement.
HOW TO USE
When the indicator is above the zero level and colored green, it means that the price is in an upward swing. When the indicator is below the zero level and colored red, the price is in a downward swing. When the indicator is blue, the price swing is slowing down or the market is moving sideways. The amplitude of the oscillator shows the price volatility.
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.