I updated the GBTC premium percentage indicator to the average bitcoin price (average between bitfinex, coinbase, bitstamp, bittrex, and gemini). I also left this new script open so you can update the amount of bitcoin per share because it is always changing. you can find the amount of bitcoin per share at grayscale.co half way down on the left.
ROC works great on data with only positive numbers (like prices).
But it fails to correctly represent the rate of change when source series have negative values.
ROC is positive when:
Source is positive AND Source is rising
OR Source is negative AND Source is falling
Percent change (PCT) is just a ROC that deals with this sign confusion.
Anyone with Data...
I am proposing an alternative to the percent change.
An alternative that is symmetrical to both positive and negative change, unlike percentage change.
The simple idea is to have a positive number if the reference value (called val in the script) is lower than the stock value and needs to be multiplied;
a negative number instead if the reference number is...