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

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

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by caitlyn , 5 months ago

﻿@darby_thiel ﻿

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

1. Create a Java class with a method to calculate CMF. Here's an example implementation:
 ``` 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 class CMFCalculator { public static double calculateCMF(double[] closePrices, double[] highPrices, double[] lowPrices, int[] volumes, int period) { double[] moneyFlowVolume = new double[closePrices.length]; double[] moneyFlowMultiplier = new double[closePrices.length]; double sumMFV = 0; double sumVolume = 0; for (int i = 0; i < closePrices.length; i++) { moneyFlowVolume[i] = ((closePrices[i] - lowPrices[i]) - (highPrices[i] - closePrices[i])) / (highPrices[i] - lowPrices[i]) * volumes[i]; moneyFlowMultiplier[i] = moneyFlowVolume[i] * ((double)volumes[i]); if (i >= period) { sumMFV -= moneyFlowMultiplier[i - period]; sumVolume -= volumes[i - period]; } sumMFV += moneyFlowMultiplier[i]; sumVolume += volumes[i]; double cmf = sumMFV / sumVolume; return cmf; } } } ```

1. In your main class or method, you can call the calculateCMF method with the necessary input parameters:
 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ``` ```public class Main { public static void main(String[] args) { double[] closePrices = {100, 105, 110, 115, 120}; double[] highPrices = {105, 110, 115, 120, 125}; double[] lowPrices = {95, 100, 105, 110, 115}; int[] volumes = {100000, 110000, 120000, 130000, 140000}; int period = 5; double cmf = CMFCalculator.calculateCMF(closePrices, highPrices, lowPrices, volumes, period); System.out.println("Chaikin Money Flow (CMF): " + cmf); } } ```

1. Run your Java program and check the output to see the calculated Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) value. Adjust the input parameters and period value as needed for your specific data set.
, 3 months ago

﻿@darby_thiel ﻿

The implementation provided to calculate the Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) using Java has some issues. Here's the corrected version of the given code:

 ``` 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 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 ``` ```public class CMFCalculator { public static double calculateCMF(double[] closePrices, double[] highPrices, double[] lowPrices, int[] volumes, int period) { double[] moneyFlowVolume = new double[closePrices.length]; double[] moneyFlowMultiplier = new double[closePrices.length]; double sumMFV = 0; double sumVolume = 0; for (int i = 0; i < closePrices.length; i++) { moneyFlowVolume[i] = ((closePrices[i] - lowPrices[i]) - (highPrices[i] - closePrices[i])) / (highPrices[i] - lowPrices[i]) * volumes[i]; moneyFlowMultiplier[i] = moneyFlowVolume[i] * volumes[i]; if (i >= period) { sumMFV -= moneyFlowMultiplier[i - period]; sumVolume -= volumes[i - period]; } sumMFV += moneyFlowMultiplier[i]; sumVolume += volumes[i]; } double cmf = sumMFV / sumVolume; return cmf; } } public class Main { public static void main(String[] args) { double[] closePrices = {100, 105, 110, 115, 120}; double[] highPrices = {105, 110, 115, 120, 125}; double[] lowPrices = {95, 100, 105, 110, 115}; int[] volumes = {100000, 110000, 120000, 130000, 140000}; int period = 5; double cmf = CMFCalculator.calculateCMF(closePrices, highPrices, lowPrices, volumes, period); System.out.println("Chaikin Money Flow (CMF): " + cmf); } } ```

This corrected version of the code includes fixing the calculation of `moneyFlowMultiplier` and moving the return statement outside the loop to calculate the CMF correctly. You can run this updated code to get the correct Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) value.