Market Facilitation Index

Technical Analysis Indicator: marketfi

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Function Prototype

/* Market Facilitation Index */
/* Type: indicator */
/* Input arrays: 3    Options: 0    Output arrays: 1 */
/* Inputs: high, low, volume */
/* Options: none */
/* Outputs: marketfi */
int ti_marketfi_start(TI_REAL const *options);
int ti_marketfi(int size,
      TI_REAL const *const *inputs,
      TI_REAL const *options,
      TI_REAL *const *outputs);

Description

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The Market Facilitation Index compares volume and price change.

It is calculated for each bar as follows:

$$marketfi_{t} = \frac{high_{t} - low_{t}}{volume_{t}}$$

Do not confuse Market Facilitation Index with Money Flow Index.

See Also

References

Example Usage

Calling From C

/* Example usage of Market Facilitation Index */
/* Assuming that 'high', 'low', and 'volume' are pre-loaded arrays of size 'in_size'. */
TI_REAL *inputs[] = {high, low, volume};
TI_REAL options[] = {}; /* No options */
TI_REAL *outputs[1]; /* marketfi */

/* Determine how large the output size is for our options. */
const int out_size = in_size - ti_marketfi_start(options);

/* Allocate memory for output. */
outputs[0] = malloc(sizeof(TI_REAL) * out_size); assert(outputs[0] != 0); /* marketfi */

/* Run the actual calculation. */
const int ret = ti_marketfi(in_size, inputs, options, outputs);
assert(ret == TI_OKAY);

Calling From Lua (with Tulip Chart bindings)

-- Example usage of Market Facilitation Index
marketfi = ti.marketfi(high, low, volume)

Example Calculation

datehighlowvolumemarketfi
2005-11-0182.1581.295,653,100.000.00
2005-11-0281.8980.646,447,400.000.00
2005-11-0383.0381.317,690,900.000.00
2005-11-0483.3082.653,831,400.000.00
2005-11-0783.8583.074,455,100.000.00
2005-11-0883.9083.113,798,000.000.00
2005-11-0983.3382.493,936,200.000.00
2005-11-1084.3082.304,732,000.000.00
2005-11-1184.8484.154,841,300.000.00
2005-11-1485.0084.113,915,300.000.00
2005-11-1585.9084.036,830,800.000.00
2005-11-1686.5885.396,694,100.000.00
2005-11-1786.9885.765,293,600.000.00
2005-11-1888.0087.177,985,800.000.00
2005-11-2187.8787.014,807,900.000.00

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