Correlation Meter

This script calculates the covariance and correlation coefficient between two markets using arrays.

Lookback: How many bars to perform the calculation on.
Source: Price source to calculate the correlation on.
Reference Market: The reference market to compare to the current market.

It's a simple indicator, but very useful for determining how correlated your preferred markets to trade are.

A correlation reading of +1.0 means the markets are perfectly positively correlated, a reading of -1.0 means they are perfectly negatively correlated.

If you're not sure what correlation & covariance are then Google the terms with "Investopedia" added to the end - they have some great definitions and examples.

For traders this can be useful for deciding how much risk to spread across two markets that have a high correlation, or how to hedge existing positions by trading a negatively correlated market.

For investors this can be useful for building a truly diversified portfolio.

If a market has a high positive correlation, the black line will stay above zero most of the time. If a market has a high negative correlation, the black line will stay below zero most of the time.

A market with no or little correlation will bounce between the two or hover around zero most of the time.

The example market above is comparing Apple's weekly price action to the S&P500's over the past 20 weeks. It has a high positive correlation as the black line is above zero most of the time.

Good luck with your trading!
Open-source Skript

Ganz im Sinne von TradingView hat der Autor dieses Skripts es als Open-Source veröffentlicht, damit Trader es verstehen und überprüfen können. Ein Hoch auf den Autor! Sie können es kostenlos verwenden, aber die Wiederverwendung dieses Codes in einer Publikation unterliegt den Hausregeln. Sie können das Skript den Favoriten hinzufügen, um es auf dem Chart zu verwenden.

Möchten Sie dieses Skript auf einem Chart verwenden?
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Love it, I have been trying to alter the script to have the reference be another source without success (both source and reference become limited to O/H/L/C etc rather than all values present in the pane.

Any tips?
very usefull