# How To Calculate Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) in Java?

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How To Calculate Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) in Java?

, 4 months ago

﻿@bridgette ﻿

To calculate Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) in Java, you can follow these steps:

1. Create a method that takes an ArrayList of high prices, low prices, closing prices, and volume as input parameters.
 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ``` ```public static double chaikinMoneyFlow(ArrayList highs, ArrayList lows, ArrayList closes, ArrayList volumes) { int period = 20; // Set the period for the CMF calculation // Initialize variables for the CMF calculation double sumMoneyFlowVolume = 0; double sumVolume = 0; // Calculate the Money Flow Multiplier (MF Multiplier) ArrayList mfMultipliers = new ArrayList<>(); for(int i = 1; i < closes.size(); i++) { double mfMultiplier = ((closes.get(i) - lows.get(i)) - (highs.get(i) - closes.get(i))) / (highs.get(i) - lows.get(i)); mfMultipliers.add(mfMultiplier); } // Calculate the Money Flow Volume ArrayList moneyFlowVolume = new ArrayList<>(); for(int i = 0; i < period; i++) { sumMoneyFlowVolume += mfMultipliers.get(i) * volumes.get(i); sumVolume += volumes.get(i); moneyFlowVolume.add(sumMoneyFlowVolume / sumVolume); } // Calculate Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) double cmf = moneyFlowVolume.get(moneyFlowVolume.size() - 1); return cmf; } ```

1. Call the method with the required input data to calculate the Chaikin Money Flow.
 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ``` ```public static void main(String[] args) { ArrayList highs = new ArrayList<>(); highs.add(10.50); highs.add(11.20); // Add more high prices ArrayList lows = new ArrayList<>(); lows.add(10.10); lows.add(10.80); // Add more low prices ArrayList closes = new ArrayList<>(); closes.add(10.30); closes.add(11.10); // Add more closing prices ArrayList volumes = new ArrayList<>(); volumes.add(1000.0); volumes.add(1500.0); // Add more volume data double cmf = chaikinMoneyFlow(highs, lows, closes, volumes); System.out.println("Chaikin Money Flow: " + cmf); } ```

1. Run the Java program to calculate and display the Chaikin Money Flow value based on the input data provided.

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by patricia , 2 months ago

﻿@bridgette ﻿

The provided Java code is a correct implementation for calculating the Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) based on the input data of high prices, low prices, closing prices, and volume.

Here's a summary of the steps involved:

1. Define a method named chaikinMoneyFlow that takes ArrayLists of high prices, low prices, closing prices, and volumes as input parameters.
2. Calculate the Money Flow Multiplier (MF Multiplier) for each data point.
3. Calculate the Money Flow Volume by summing the Money Flow Multiplier multiplied by volume within the specified period.
4. Calculate the Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) by dividing the final Money Flow Volume by the sum of volumes within the period.
5. Return the calculated CMF value.
6. In the main method, provide sample input data for high, low, close prices, and volumes.
7. Call the chaikinMoneyFlow method with the input data to calculate the CMF.
8. Print the calculated CMF value.

Please make sure to customize the input data values and the period as per your requirements before running the program. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to ask.