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RSI cross Overbought/Oversold levels from the outside.

Hi all, how can i go about coding this - i want to enter the long when RSI cuts oversold limit from below and enter short when RSI crosses overbought limit from above.  

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Hey Javier,

Here's a simple RSI overbought/oversold algorithm that you can clone and use as a template.
We go long when the RSI signals oversold and short when the RSI signals overbought.

Follow the comments in the backtest to see how it works.


Best
Rahul

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Hi Rahul thanks for reponding. However, what i am looking for is to long when the RSI comes back from the oversold territory, i.e. when RSI crosses from below 30 to above we go long, and when RSI crosses from above 70 to below 70 we go short.

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Hey Javier,

Sorry for misunderstanding. I've updated the algorithm to enter a position when the RSI crosses out of the oversold/overbought region. Because the RSI value from only the last bar is needed to know if there has been a crossover, we use a single pointer to keep track of the last RSI value.

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Thanks thats a really elegant solution, helped greatly. Cheers.

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