8020 Momentum and Pin Candle

We know the 80-20 Rule works very well in real life. It works well in technical analysis and price action as well.

This script identifies strong or momentum candles applying the rule body should be 80% or more of the range This is 80% body and 20% shadow.

Then there are pin candles where there is a 80% shadow and open and close is in one extreme and body is 20% or less.

If we can trade these 8020 candles effectively our trading will improve dramatically.
Use Momentum Candles for entry, stop loss, watching follow through etc
Use Pin Candles to look for reversals.
Works best in direction of trend.
In bullish market, green momentum candles are more powerful and pin candles after retracement is more powerful and vice versa.
Release Notes: Minor changes
Release Notes: Added one more condition if range of momentum candle is twice previous bar then red star above the bar

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