#### Home >> (Table of Contents) Studies and Indicators >> Technical Studies Reference >> Price Open Interest Volume

# Technical Studies Reference

- Technical Studies Reference
- Common Study Inputs (Opens a new page)
- Using Studies (Opens a new page)

### Price, Open Interest, Volume

This study calculates and displays a Price, Open Interest, Volume (POIV) Indicator for the Price Data.

Let \(H_t\), \(L_t\), \(C_t\), \(V_t\), \(OI_t\) and \(V^{(OB)}_t\) be the respective values of the High Price, Low Price, Close Price, Volume, Open Interest, and On Balance Volume at Index \(t\).

We define two functions, the True High and True Low, and we denote their values at Index \(t\) as \(TH_t\) and \(TL_t\), respectively. We compute these as follows.

For \(t = 0\):

\(TH_0 = H_0\)\(TL_0 = L_0\)

For \(t > 0\):

\(\displaystyle{TH_t = \left\{ \begin{matrix} H_t & H_t > C_{t - 1} \\ C_{t - 1} & H_t \leq C_{t - 1} \end{matrix}\right .}\)\(\displaystyle{TL_t = \left\{ \begin{matrix} L_t & L_t < C_{t - 1} \\ C_{t - 1} & L_t \geq C_{t - 1} \end{matrix}\right .}\)

The POIV Indicator is computed as a cumulative sum, and we denote its summand at Index \(t\) as \(S_t\). We compute this summand for \(t > 0\) as follows.

\(\displaystyle{S_t = \left\{ \begin{matrix} \frac{{OI}_t \cdot (C_t - C_{t - 1})}{{TH}_t - {TL}_t} + V^{(OB)}_t & {TH}_t - {TI}_t \neq 0 \\ 0 & {TH}_t - {TI}_t = 0 \end{matrix}\right .}\)Finally, we denote the **Price, Open Interest, Volume** Indicator at Index \(t\) as \(POIV_t\), and we compute it for \(t > 0\) as follows.

For an explanation of the Sigma (\(\Sigma\)) notation for summation, refer to our description here.

#### Inputs

- This study has no Inputs.

#### Spreadsheet

The spreadsheet below contains the formulas for this study in Spreadsheet format. Save this Spreadsheet to the Data Files Folder.

Open it through **File >> Open Spreadsheet**.

*Last modified Monday, 21st December, 2020.