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Article Archive For Keyword: MACD

  • A Reversed MACD Long Entry Signal For ORLY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the better-performing NASDAQ 100 stocks during the 2007-09 bear market, a specific mechanical trading system has fired a long entry signal on O'Reilly Automotive.

  • A Taste Of The Big MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators like the moving average convergence/divergence help you confirm signals and decrease risk when buying and selling securities. Invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, the MACD has become a staple in the world of technical analysis. Here's h

  • ADRs, ADX and MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Different indicators need to be used in trending and trading markets. Do not use trend following indicators in trading markets, or oscillators in trending markets.

  • An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie Fundamental to technical analysis are indicators and signals, such as moving averages. Here are situations where variations of these indicators are helpful in decision-making for traders. Fundamental to technical a

  • Beans Bounce Back: Divergence To BOSO To MACD Histogram Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three technical setups helped traders game the market for November soybeans.

  • Combine MACD And Relative Strength To Time Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength is a powerful trading tool, but its signals can be difficult to interpret. Applying indicators to relative strength can help.

  • Critical MACD Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD is a popular trend-following indicator from which you can develop simple trading rules. Here are the results of some in-depth research that reveals some interesting points that will help you effectively apply the indicator

  • Crude Oil And The MACD Histogram

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD histogram gives good signals. The slope of the MACD histogram is used to determine if a trend is safe. Divergences between the MACD histogram and prices can identify shifts in momentum. Center line crossovers can also pinpoint changes in trend.

  • Forex Focus: An MACD Trading System by Alexander Sabodin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex Focus: An MACD Trading System by Alexander Sabodin This simple trading system was applied successfully to forex pairs using the moving average convergence/divergence. See if it'll work for you. Today, we see advertisements of different automatic

  • Individual stocks and MACD by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Individual stocks and MACD by Thomas Aspray The Moving Average Convergence-Divergence method ? specifically MACD-Histogram (MACD-H) and MACD-Momentum (MACD-Mo) ? can be used to identify turning points in the commodity markets (See Stocks & Commodities,

  • Interpret Stock Prices With MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This popular tool to interpret stock prices is one of the staples of the technical analyst. Is it right for you?

Leader Of The MACD by Giorgos Siligardos

  • Looking At Futures With Volume-Weighted MACD Histogram

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining volume with momentum is a tool used to spot trend changes in stocks that can be applied to futures markets as well.

  • MACD (Part I Of II)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing how MACD works makes a good case study for many indicators.

  • MACD (Part II Of II)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing how MACD works makes a good case study for many indicators.

  • MACD Divergences And Market Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn what divergences in the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) can tell you about which way the market is going.

MACD and Trendlines by Danish Kapur

  • MACD momentum Part 1 by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MACD momentum Part 1 by Thomas Aspray In the fall of 1986, I completed work on a new indicator: the MACD Histogram/Momentum. As many of you are already aware, the MACD, or Convergence/Divergence, is an excellent indicator, but its signals often lag when

  • MACD momentum Part 2 by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MACD momentum Part 2 by Thomas Aspray Last month I looked at how the MACD Momentum (MACD-Mo) and MACD Histogram (MACD-H) were excellent intermediate indicators for stocks as well as commodities. I also use the MACD-Mo and MACD-H on daily data, but the r

  • MEDI and the MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD histogram can be an effective tool in spotting short opportunities as well as longs.

  • Mad About MU's MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All the world's a trend and we are merely traders ... a look at the ascent of Micron Technologies through the eyes of the MACD.

  • Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD) by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD) by Thom Hartle The moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) method was developed by Gerald Appel as a technique to signal trend changes and indicate trend direction. The procedure uses the difference betw

  • NEM In Tune With Reversed MACD System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The reversed MACD trading system provides profitable results on most stocks, with its three-year performance record with Newmont Mining of particular interest.

  • PowerShares WilderHill Prints Positive MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Renewable energy could benefit from the outcome of the elections and high energy prices.

  • PpP Patterns And The MACD Histogram: Soybean Meal Makes Its Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish pattern in the MACDH develops just as the December contract closes over its 50-day EMA, signaling an opportunity to the upside in bean meal.

  • Reversed MACD System Continues To Perform

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The reversed MACD trading system, originally described in the March 2009 STOCKS & COMMODITIES, continues to perform well.

  • Reversed MACD System Continues To Perform In NEM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back in April, we took a look at the performance of the reversed MACD trading system on shares of Newmont Mining. Here's a brief look at how the system has performed since then, using the same system parameters.

  • Reversed MACD Trading System Issues New Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For those comfortable with trading mechanical systems, the reversed MACD system has just issued four new buy signals.

  • Reversing MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These two functions complement the MACD and can be used to calculate the price value of a specific MACD level and the price value that will cause the MACD to change direction. Find out how you can apply it to your trading.

  • Reversing MACD: The Sequel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at a function that calculates what the price of the next bar would need to be for the MACD line and signal line to cross.

  • SIDEBAR: AN MACD VARIATION by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AN MACD VARIATION by Technical Analysis, Inc. The method used is a variation of the original moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) indicator. Longer-term exponentially smoothed moving averages (EMA) have been used in the calculation of the MACD.

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating DEMA2 AND THE MACD by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calculating DEMA2 AND THE MACD by Technical Analysis, Inc. This Excel spreadsheet (sidebar Figure 3) presents the DEMA2 along with the MACD using DEMA2 as the smoothing filters. Column B (labeled X value) is the time t. This column could be elsewhere, a

  • Stocks, Interest Rates And The MACD by Kent Perkers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks, Interest Rates And The MACD by Kent Perkers The notion that markets are interlinked is gaining widespread acceptance. However, the technique of timing trades in one market based on the price direction of another market still requires further fin

  • Texas Instruments Shows An MACD Negative Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Goldman Sachs has downgraded Texas Instruments to underperform, assuming margins are at their cyclical peak.

  • The MACD And False Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a single indicator to trade is not a wise decision. Here is an example of a possible false signal for Ebay Corporation (EBAY).

  • The MACD Indicator Revisited by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD Indicator Revisited by John F. Ehlers The moving average convergence-divergence (or MACD, as it is familiarly known), one of the more popular technical indicators, was invented by technician Gerald Appel to trade the 26-week and 13-week cycles

  • The MACD Momentum Oscillator by Barbara Star, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD Momentum Oscillator by Barbara Star, Ph.D. The moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) is one of the most popular indicators around. Here, Barbara Star reviews and updates ways to use it. At present, virtually every charting software pac

  • The MACD Profit Alert by Barbara Star, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) is a momentum indicator, and here, it's combined with pattern recognition to help you identify exit points for your system. It takes more than a good entry strategy to trade profitably. Many traders have

  • The S&P 500's MACD Triple Bottom Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bears might not like it, but the bulls are taking the S&P 500 higher.

  • Trading The MACD Histogram, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As good as the moving average convergence/ divergence is, adding the histogram might make it even better.

  • Trading The MACD Histogram, Part II

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at trading histogram divergences and crosses of the zero line, targeting specific entries, and examining exit strategies.

  • Trading the MACD by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The MACD You can trade Gerald Appel's moving average convergence/ divergence profitably in relatively flat markets. Here's how. The moving average convergence/ divergence (MACD) is a momentum oscillator developed by Gerald Appel in the early 19

  • Treasury Yields And MACD Histogram Peaks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An extremely high MACD histogram in the weekly chart of the ten-year Treasury note yields back in August suggests that rates are going significantly higher.

  • Using Technical Analysis to Manage a REIT Portfolio Part III -- MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the MACD indicator improve results? So far the RSI oscillator and the Parabolic trading systems have been flawed.

  • Using The Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence (MACD) Indicator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Look at the chart for International Business Machines(IBM) There seems to be a buy signal created by using the MACD crossover.

  • Volume-Weighted MACD Histogram by David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume-Weighted MACD Histogram by David Hawkins Find out how the performance of the Macd improves by volume-weighting it. MY goal was to make the Macd-histogram (Macdh) perform better by volume weighting it. It uses three exponential moving averages.

  • Winning parameters for customized MACD by John A. Narvarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning parameters for customized MACD by John A. Narvarte A common frustration with strategy testing is that it is not easy to find a profitable trading system, particularly if you include brokerage fees. Even with a strategy that has worked for you in

  • Working Money: A Taste Of The Big MACD by Amy Wu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: A Taste Of The Big MACD by Amy Wu Indicators like the moving average convergence/divergence help you confirm signals and decrease risk when buying and selling securities. Invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, the MACD has become a staple

  • Zero In On The MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you find that you trade more than you'd like to while a market is trending? Here's a variation on the moving average convergence/divergence you can use to keep you in trending markets longer so you can capture more of a trend






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