Caplin Trader 5.1.0

Class: module:ct-chart/study/MACD

module:ct-chart/study/MACD(alias, derivationParams, listener, configOverridesopt)

new module:ct-chart/study/MACD(alias, derivationParams, listener, configOverridesopt)

Constructs a new MACD.

A study that calculates the MACD technical analysis indicator.

This study requires the period (default 9, fasterPeriod (default 12) and slowerPeriod (default 26) to be passed in the derivation options. By default it will use the `close` field as the value for calculating the study data. If you require a different field, set a `field` property in the derivation options. See module:ct-chart/series/Fields for details.

This study is aliased by the caplin.chart-macd-study alias. To create a new instance of this study use the module:ct-chart/study/Factory.

Name Type Attributes Description
alias String

The Study alias.

derivationParams Object

Study derivation options.

listener Object

A listener object that implements the module:ct-chart/study/StudyListener interface.

configOverrides Object <optional>

Configuration overrides passed to the parent class. This study overrides the representationTypes, representationNames, isolate and colors options.




Calculates the MACD study over the given periods.

Once completed it will invoke the module:ct-chart/study/StudyListener#onStudyData method on its listener.

The format of the calculated data is: [[timestamp, macd, signal, histogram], ...]

Name Type Description
data Array

Chart series data in the Caplin Format.