Change - Rate of Rate of Change (Acceleration)

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Change - Rate of Rate of Change (Acceleration)

Variable List Abbreviation: Acceleration

 

Variable Mode(s): Standard, Stock, Futures1, and Futures2

[ Note: uses selected close variable in Stock, Futures1, and Futures2 modes ]

 

Parameter(s): Acceleration periods back

 

Description:

Rate of change between current rate of change and rate of change n (periods back) time periods ago

 

Calculation:

Acceleration = [(current value - value n time periods ago) - ( value n time periods ago - value 2n time periods ago) ] / n

Note:  Velocity periods back must be greater than zero