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  • Applying Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Moving Averages by John Sweeney The moving average, one of the first technical methods that novice traders study, can be applied to your favorite markets. Here are its strengths and weaknesses. It's commonplace to honor simplicity but to simu

  • Back To Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back To Averages by John Sweeney Getting back to the subject of averages skimming tops and bottoms of price curves (Settlement, STOCKS & COMMODITIES, February 1991), two readers, C. Skelley of Tucson, AZ, and John Ehlers of Goleta, CA, wrote to explain

  • Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA When Stock Index Futures trading with the Value Line contract was initiated at the Kansas City Board of Trade, futures traders suddenly gained the opportunity to trade the entire stock market. Large profitable m

  • Elastic Moving Averages by Christian P. Fries, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elastic Moving Averages by Christian P. Fries, Ph.D. Approximating the average price paid per share can generate a very responsive moving average. What if the period of your average fluctuated with volume? You'd have an elastic volumeweighted moving av

  • Exponentially Smoothed Moving Averages by Donald R. Lambert

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exponentially Smoothed Moving Averages by Donald R. Lambert If you were to do a survey of all the many trading systems that are in common usage, it is very likely that two calculation methods would be found to be leading the pack by a great margin. They

  • FILTER PRICE DATA: Moving Averages vs. Exponential Moving Averages by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...FILTER PRICE DATA: Moving Averages vs. Exponential Moving Averages by Jack K. Hutson In the process of collecting stock or commodity time series data, such as daily closes, we lose a significant quantity of information. We are examining a single point (

  • Fractal Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (81-82): Fractal Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers We all want to eliminate bad whipsaw trades. Here's a weapon you can add to your arsenal of technical indicators for just that purpose. The objective of using fil

  • MESA Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MESA Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers What if you combined the power of maximum entropy spectral analysis with the Hilbert transform's ability to discern phase change? The MESA adaptive moving average (MAMA) adapts to price movement in a new

  • More Responsive Moving Averages by Joe Sharp,Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...More Responsive Moving Averages by Joe Sharp,Ph.D. Traders are resigned to moving averages being behind the price action,but that needn't always be the case. Here's an algebraic technique to make your averages more responsive to price movement - and a

  • On Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been around forever, and it's a tried-and-true favorite. It's also the source of great frustration. How can anything end up as both? Here are the basics for using moving averages to identify the trend in the market. No technique is more frequently

  • Optimizing moving averages by Charles J. McGuinness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Optimizing moving averages by Charles J. McGuinness One of the first techniques you'll come across in almost any book on technical analysis is moving averages. Moving averages are amazingly handy in predicting the movement of securities. By themselves,

  • Smoothing Data With Faster Moving Averages by Patrick G. Mulloy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Smoothing Data With Faster Moving Averages By Patrick G. Mulloy Has the lag time of moving averages ever irritated you? Well, there is a way around it: a modified statistical version of exponential smoothing with less lag time than the standard exponent

Smoothing The Ride With Moving Averages by Edward Donie

  • Stocks above moving averages by Arthur A. Merrill, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks above moving averages by Arthur A. Merrill, CMT The percentage of stocks above their moving averages has been tracked for a number of years by Investor's Intelligence, a weekly report that includes the number of New York Stock Exchange issues abo

  • The Basics Of Moving Averages by George R. Arrington, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Basics Of Moving Averages by George R. Arrington, Ph.D. Moving averages are one of the most common technical tools that technicians, both veteran and novice, may take advantage of. But for those novices, the concept may be somewhat confusing. What i

  • Trade With Moving Averages by Colin Alexander

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade With Moving Averages by Colin Alexander Behold the moving average. Everyone takes it for granted without really thinking about it. But Colin Alexander, publisher of the Wellspring newsletter and hotline, thinks we should take a closer look. Movin

  • Trading Ranges With Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Ranges With Moving Averages by John Sweeney Using simple moving averages may seem like a straightforward approach to trading, but there are subtle techniques that can improve performance. A few months ago, I pointed out that moving averages ar

  • Trends And Moving Averages by Robert Nikifork

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you choose which length and type of moving average to use for chart analysis? Take a look. One commonly used technical indicator is the moving average (MA), which is plotted as a line connecting the average of closing prices over a lookback peri

  • Understanding Exponential Moving Averages by Raymond Rothschild

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding Exponential Moving Averages by Raymond Rothschild Do you ever find yourself thinking that maybe you ought to try using the exponential moving average but find yourself intimidated into paralysis? Don't be. Let Raymond Rothschild be your gu

  • Using Multiple Moving Averages by Daryl Guppy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Multiple Moving Averages by Daryl Guppy Moving averages, familiar to every technical trader, are used by most technicians to identify important trends. Here's a unique twist on using multiple moving averages as an early warning of trend reversals.

  • Variable-Interval Moving Averages by R.G. Boomers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Variable-Interval Moving Averages by R.G. Boomers Time is the most difficult variable to capture in an indicator. Here's a way to have a responsive, adjustable-length moving average without a lot of high-level math. Simple moving averages are, perhaps,

  • Volume-adjusted moving averages by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume-adjusted moving averages by Richard W. Arms Jr. A moving average line is just that. It smoothes price over time, reducing erratic, shorter-term swings to a smoother, more comprehensible line. Any changes in the parameters of the moving average li

  • Weighted Moving Averages by Thomas Hutchinson and Peter G. Zhang, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Weighted Moving Averages by Thomas Hutchinson and Peter G. Zhang, PhD. The moving average is well known and much used in the field of technical analysis, but it also has a flaw: its lack of flexibility. But it need not be fatal. First-time STOCKS & COMM

  • Whipsaws, Linear Trends and Simple Moving Averages by Robert Wayman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Whipsaws, Linear Trends And Simple Moving Averages by Robert Wayman How does whipsaw magnitude affect a simple moving average system? Here's a common solution for the problems of the SMA. Previously, we looked at cycles and found

  • Working Money: Confirming Averages by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Confirming Averages by David Penn DOW THEORY What happens when the Dow industrials go where the transports fear to tread? One of the original tenets of Dow theory, and one of the most misunderstood, is the notion that the averages must c

Working Money: Moving Averages by Dennis Peterson






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