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  • 3M Moving Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After hitting a peak near $88, this stock corrected more than 20% to $68.

  • A Look At Volume-Weighted Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are various moving average techniques, but volume isn't usually a part of its analysis. Except for this one method.

  • A Moving Average Sandwich For Dow Chemical

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dow Chemical is stuck in a support zone bound by two moving averages, and the direction of the break when it happens will have long-term implications.

  • A Moving Average Squeeze For Lowe's

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lowe's is caught between two moving averages, and the squeeze play is on to see which one will be broken.

  • A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan General description: The Moving Average Direction System is trend-following; always in the market. Originator: Peter Aan Advantages: Profits from most significant trends; entry technique eliminates

  • AMEX Oil Service HOLDRS Index: Moving Sideways

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A distribution phase might be ongoing on the HOLDRS, but the trend is very strong in the long term, and risk has to be strictly controlled.

  • AVGO: Smart Money Moving On?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by 130% since April 2013, shares of Avgo Technologies appear to be setting up for a correction of some degree.

  • Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. If a market is active, it has volatility: that cannot be avoided. And because the market is continuously changing, an indicator that attempts to predict market activity must itself

  • Adaptive Exponential Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends provide opportunities to eke out some profits from the market. But how do you know when a trend is a trend? Here's one indicator that could help you figure that out

  • Adaptive Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an indicator that adapts the speed of a moving average to catch the quick-moving markets, yet slows down in sideways-trending markets to reduce whipsaws.

  • Adaptive Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The biggest challenge for any trader is identifying turning points in price movements. You never know if you'll end up getting whipsawed out of a trade. Here's one way to avoid those whipsaws

  • Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (38-41): Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse In this second article of the series, we look at how adding volume can help identify large moves in one direction. In "Visiting MOMA," my previous

  • Amazon.com: A Pause Before Moving Even Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Internet retail industry group has high relative strength versus the S&P 500, and Amazon.com is among the strongest within the group.

  • Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by Dimitris Tsokakis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (20-26): Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by Dimitris Tsokakis Although simple moving averages may be a technical analyst's best friend, they do tend to lag. Here's how you can overcome this problem. Moving averages a

  • 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

  • Buff Up Your Moving Average by Buff Dormeier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Averages On Steroids Buff Up Your Moving Averages by Buff Dormeier Want better results? Combine your moving averages with volume and see what happens. Why should technicians only consider open/high/low/close numbers and time in forming price ave

  • Build A Better Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it possible to have a moving average that minimizes zigzags and powers through the occasional price spike?

  • Building A Variable-Length Moving Average by George R. Arrington, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Building A Variable-Length Moving Average by George R. Arrington, Ph.D. Of the tools in the technician's arsenal, the moving average is one of the most popular. It is used to eliminate minor fluctuations in prices, filter data noise and identify any und

  • Bunge's 10-Day Moving Average Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From a nearly month-long consolidation, shares of agribusiness concern Bunge International are once again moving higher.

  • CBAK: Bullish Moving Average Cross

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the four-year long bear market in shares of China BAK Battery, Inc. now a done deal, the stock appears to be preparing for a possible move up toward its next key resistance levels.

  • Caterpillar: Earth Moving and Money Flow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long on the outside looking in, shares of Caterpillar are rallying from 52-week lows.

  • Chasing The Trend With Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This tool is a reliable and traditional technical indicator with any number of variations.

  • Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens Here is a simple trend-following system where profits are realized in a relatively small number of lucrative trades. IN a world in which we are inundated with informati

  • Elan Corp. Can't Break 200-Week Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a nice ride up, ELN seems to be running into resistance at the 200-week moving average. It will have to cross above this level in order to be bullish again, but does it have the strength?

  • 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

  • End point moving average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...End point moving average

  • 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 (

  • 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 (

  • Filtering Trades With A Moving Average Slope by Adam White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Filtering Trades With A Moving Average Slope by Adam White Moving averages are attractive because they simply and reliably execute the ""cut your losses and let your profits run"" strategy. Moving averages also have drawbacks, however, in that they disc

  • 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

  • Freds, Inc. Crossed Above 50-Day Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In addition to the moving average crossover, this stock has also gapped out of a mini cup and handle formation.

  • Gold Moving Toward Overhead Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold successfully bounced off $390 support and now has upside resistance to tackle.

  • How To Trade Price Respect For Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Buy on dips and sell on rallies" is good advice, but it leaves the question of how? A simple set of indicators can show you where "price respect" is and how to trade dips in price.

  • IBM Consolidates Below Key Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM is stalling near a key long-term moving average, but has yet to show strength that would indicate a bullish reversal.

  • IBM Moving The Dow 30 Ever Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Of all the major US stock indexes, only the mighty Dow 30 is still making fresh post-crash highs, with IBM being the main mover within its ranks.

  • Is The 200-Day Moving Average A Reliable Trend Indicator?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With major averages facing resistance at their 200-day moving averages, we test the reliability of this indicator.

  • Keep It Simple With Long-Term Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Need a basic, no-brainer means of determining the intermediate- to long-term trends of your favorite markets? Here's a handy tool you can start using today.

  • Keep Your Eye On The Moving Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Target's significant bottom reversal and potentially bullish trading range could point to higher prices ahead.

  • Lehman Treasury Bond iShares Moving Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though shares of the Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund continue to move higher, the longer-term picture still points to lower prices.

  • 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

  • Momentum and Simple Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes a stock's price will move so far away from its simple moving average (SMA) that the temptation is to trade in the opposite direction. The idea underlying these trades is that stock prices will always revert to their mean. Right? Maybe.

  • 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

  • Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average

  • Moving Average Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Welcome to a new column on techniques for active traders. Each month, this daytrader and founder of TradeMastery.com will cover topics such as momentum trading, breakout trading, and other technical analysisÐbased techniques. This month, you'll learn an

  • Moving Average Computations, Made Easier by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average Computations, Made Easier by John F. Ehlers Presenting programming tricks to simplify coding indicators and strategies. A simple moving average of length N is computed by adding N values and dividing the sum by N. The process is repeated

  • 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

  • Moving Average Crossover = Fresh Rally In QCOM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A fresh upward move can be expected in Qualcomm.

  • Moving Average Crossovers Part II, by Dimitris Tsokakis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (26-34): Moving Average Crossovers Part II, by Dimitris Tsokakis In the first part, we examined how to overcome the lagging tendency of the moving average crossover. In part II, we look at trading opportunities presented by

  • Moving Average Crossovers and the Red/Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any moving average based strategy does not function well when the share price moves in a sideways pattern. Here is a share that has given good profits in the past using the red/green strategy.

  • Moving Average Crossovers by Arthur A. Merrill, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average Crossovers by Arthur A. Merrill, CMT Are moving average crossovers more effective than other indicators? More specifically, how about moving average crossovers applied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average? S&C contributor Arthur Merrill de

  • Moving Average Hammer Pivots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combine a Japanese hammer candle with a moving average line to confirm a pivot and generate a trading signal

  • Moving Average Myths by Jason S. Glazier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average Myths by Jason S. Glazier There is a myth that commonly used averaging and smoothing techniques require different times to calculate. The simple, step-weighted and exponentially smoothed moving averages are the most commonly used for tech

  • Moving Average Stochastic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two can be better than one. This momentum-based trading system uses two indicators and helps identify divergences and trends

  • Moving Average Trios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to use a combination of three moving averages to find the sweet spot in a market move.

  • Moving Average Violations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Entries without risk control and trade management are a guaranteed way to lose money, but using this simple system of moving average violations can keep you safe and profitable.

  • Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Averages In our studies of stock or commodity time series data, i.e. a stream of successive daily closes (highs, lows, volume), we are constantly reminded of moving averages and their application. A moving average is one of the simplest and most

  • Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding the basics can help you trade moving averages much more efficiently.

  • Moving Averages And The Slingshot Effect by Bo Yoder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Averages And The Slingshot Effect by Bo Yoder Watch the bulls and bears battle for supremacy to determine market direction. Moving averages (MAs) are among the simplest and most effective tools in any trader's arsenal. They offer moving areas of

  • Moving Averages And Volume Reveal Strong Trades In Cotton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cotton is ginning up some serious profits in its current bull run, and using both volume and simple moving averages can show you when to enter and profit if you know how.

  • Moving Averages Define Market Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages are a simple way of defining the short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term market trends. The timing of these trends also help traders in determining how long these trends should last.

  • Moving Averages with Resistance and Support by Dennis L. Tilley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages are a popular way to signal trends. Combine moving averages and the classic chart analysis of support and resistance for trading mutual funds. Most simple moving average systems require one or two additional confirmation signals to avoi

  • Moving Averages, First Principles by Brian J. Millard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Averages, First Principles By Brian J. Millard Don't quite understand moving averages, but think that you could benefit from using them? Here's how to understand and apply moving averages to identifying trends in stocks. Of all the technical in

Moving Averages: Long On Talk, Short On Action by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D.

  • Moving Averages: Some Finer Properties

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is the difference between the 10-period of a five-period moving average and a 15-period moving average? Does the sum of moving averages equal the moving average of the sum? How does the smoothing of a ratio differ from the ratio of smoothing? How ca

  • Moving Window Spectral Method: Price Forecasting With Cycles by A.D. Ridley, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Window--Spectral Method: Price Forecasting With Cycles by A.D. Ridley, Ph.D. I would-like to introduce a new method of stock market forecasting with a practical application. The Moving Window-Spectral (MWS) method [1] takes advantage of the cyclic

  • Moving averages Part 1 by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages Part 1 by John Ehlers Averages have long been recognized as the best estimator of a random variable. Traders use moving averages as trading signals or as components of trading systems, but the moving average characteristics are seldom de

  • Moving averages Part 2 Ehlers Leading Indicator (ELI) by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages Part 2 Ehlers Leading Indicator (ELI) by John Ehlers Most technical indicators use a moving average of some kind, and this usually dooms the indicator to lag price. Some indicators use momentum, or rate of change, to generate a leading f

  • Moving averages and smoothing filters by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages and smoothing filters by John Ehlers Moving averages are perhaps the single most widely used technical trading tool. While averages are important tools, let's face it--we don't need computers to calculate them. Traders were using moving a

  • Moving averages made simple by Heidi Schmidt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages made simple by Heidi Schmidt Once a beginning chartist successfully learns trend identification and channel drawing (Stocks & Commodities, January 1988), moving averages are often the next technical tool to master. Moving averages may be

  • Moving the dollar by Eric Sharp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving the dollar by Eric Sharp There's no doubt about it. The U.S. dollar isn't just an important trading vehicle in itself, but its price changes have major effects that ripple into many other markets. In essence, it's a ""dog"" with a tail that wags

  • Nasdaq Moving Up, But How Far?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a period of sideways consolidation, this high tech index surges higher looking for some upside gains.

  • Natural Gas Finally Moving Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Locked in a downtrend since 2005, natural gas has bounced more than 15% higher in recent weeks.

  • Nortel Network is Moving Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians love it: A bottom reversal pattern without any complications.

  • 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,

  • Placing Stops With Moving Averages And Bollinger Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking a stop too early is better than taking a loss. Using these two indicators could help.

  • Point & Figure And Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week, I wrote how I could have traded Nortel using point and figure charts. Here's a way to trade Nortel using two moving averages on a point and figure chart.

  • Point & Figure Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an instance where two are better than one.

Point & Figure Moving Averages

  • SIDEBAR: A five-day step-weighted moving average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Examples of calculations for five-day weighted moving average.

  • SIDEBAR: Adaptive Moving Average by Bruce Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (267): SIDEBAR: Adaptive Moving Average by Bruce Faber Perry Kaufman points out in Smarter Trading that if you could achieve only one goal in analyzing the price of investments, it should be to identify the direction, or trend, of the market in

  • SIDEBAR: Analysis and moving averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysis and moving averages Definition of terms used by the author when discussing indicators in the article ""Volume percentage ratio"". In interpreting any charted indicator, it is only the relative position of the plotted line that is important. ..

  • SIDEBAR: BUILDING THE VARIABLE-LENGTH MOVING AVERAGE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BUILDING THE VARIABLE-LENGTH MOVING AVERAGE Seven steps to constructing a variable-length moving average, page 223.

  • SIDEBAR: CALCULATING WEIGHTED MOVING AVERAGES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CALCULATING WEIGHTED MOVING AVERAGES The first step for calculating a weighted moving average (WMA) is to decide the lookback period (n) and the alpha (a). For our example in sidebar Figure 1, we are using n = 8 and a = 0.6 to calculate the optimized we

  • SIDEBAR: EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES Defining exponentially smoothed moving averages -- which, for most traders, would be a series of closing prices -- is simply another form of a moving average. ...

  • SIDEBAR: EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES Defining exponentially smoothed moving averages -- which, for most traders, would be a series of closing prices -- is simply another form of a moving average. An exponentially smoothed moving average utilizes a smoothing consta

  • SIDEBAR: EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGES Defining exponentially smoothed moving averages -- which, for most traders, would be a series of closing prices -- is simply another form of a moving average.

  • SIDEBAR: How moving averages are computed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: How moving averages are computed Moving average are usually specified by two parameters. The first is the length of the moving average and is generally expressed in the same periodicity as the data. For example, if we have the daily price of th

  • SIDEBAR: JSA MOVING AVERAGE CALCULATIONS by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...JSA MOVING AVERAGE CALCULATIONS by Technical Analysis, Inc. Calculations for the simple, linear, and exponential moving average, plus the authors new interpretation.

  • SIDEBAR: LEAST-SQUARES CYCLE AND THE TIME SERIES MOVING AVERAGE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LEAST-SQUARES CYCLE AND THE TIME SERIES MOVING AVERAGE The least-squares cycle oscillator calculates a regression line that is a best fit of the data for the selected time period, and then the difference between the current closing price and the current

  • SIDEBAR: MOVING AVERAGE CALCULATIONS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MOVING AVERAGE CALCULATIONS

  • SIDEBAR: Simple moving average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A quick definition of the Iterative and noninteractive forms of the simple moving average.

  • SIDEBAR: THE MASS INDEX AND MOVING AVERAGE FORMULAS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THE MASS INDEX AND MOVING AVERAGE FORMULAS The mass index is a 25-day moving sum of a ratio of two moving averages. The numerator of the ratio is the exponentially smoothed moving average of the daily ranges. The denominator is the numerator smoothed a

  • SIDEBAR: Triangular moving averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Triangular moving averages Article Figure 1 represents a 20-period triangular moving average (P=20). By convention, the maximum weight for all values of P is 2.0. If P=20, the maximum weight 2.0 must be at the midpoint, time period 10. Incremen

  • SIDEBAR: Variable-length moving average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...VARIABLE-LENGTH MOVING AVERAGE by Thom Hartle Tushar Chande's variable-length moving average (VIDYA) uses a measure of volatility to modify the smoothing constant used in an exponential moving average (EMA). In the article, Chande uses the Chande moment

  • SPX Breaks 200-Day Moving Average—Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 broke its 200-day moving average for the fourth time in two years. Despite these breaks, the bulls recovered and the index moved to new highs each time.

  • Semtech (SMTC) Is Moving Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A strong breakout indicates a good buying opportunity for Semtech. How far will it go?

  • Shorting Moving Average Pullbacks by Steve Palmquist

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (42-47): Shorting Moving Average Pullbacks by Steve Palmquist Do you have a trading system that works well during declining markets? You can add the moving average short system to your toolbox. A successful trader must have

  • Simple Moving Average Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here, the simple crossing of the closing price above or below a moving average is tested as a viable trading system.

  • Simple moving average crossover by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Simple moving average crossover by Peter Aan Editor's note:In this issue, Peter Aan reports on the first of his tests of different trading systems. He begins with probably the most widely known trading system. General Description: Trend following, alw

  • 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

  • Texas Instruments Turned Back At Key Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Texas Instruments is dragging the semiconductors sector lower with a break below a key moving average.

  • 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

  • The Deviation-Scaled Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages have two characteristics -- they lag and they smooth data. But there are different ways to tweak them. Here's one way to make them more adaptive to current prices and make the smoothing heavier

  • The End Point Moving Average by Patrick E. Lafferty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INDICATORS The End Point Moving Average by Patrick E. Lafferty Moving averages have been used for decades to smooth out the noise in the prices of tradables. Here's an entry in the category, one that may provide a more accurate representation of market

  • The JSA Moving Average by George R. Arrington, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The JSA Moving Average by George R. Arrington, Ph.D. Presenting the JSA, a unique moving average that could provide an early warning that other technical indicators may have an impending signal. In addition, comparing the JSA with other moving averages

  • The Market Direction Indicator Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by DONALD R. LAMBERT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Direction Indicator Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by DONALD R. LAMBERT Over the years, trading methods have evolved from the very simple (such as the CHANGCHENG BANFA or ""Great Wall Method,"" which dates back to the Orient of the 17

  • The Middle-High-Low Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sure, you know moving averages inside out, but maybe it's time to change things up a bit. Here, we look at how you can apply a moving average to an existing moving average

  • The Mighty 200-Period Simple Moving Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of why the 200-period simple moving average is so powerful.

  • The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Here's a novel way of using the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) histogram to generate buy and sell signals for stock and mutual fund traders. Not only that, included is a simple

  • The Moving Average Trilogy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A short-covering rally in the $OEX runs into resistance at the 20-, 50- and 200-day simple moving averages.

  • The Moving Average Trio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By incorporating a trio of moving averages into a 15-minute price chart, traders can be alerted to strong signals when the market is gaining or losing momentum. Using this system allows a trader to capture the sweet spots when momentum is gaining or wani

  • The Moving Trend by William Rafter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Moving Trend by William Rafter Here's a look at a nonlagged filter that can be used as a forecasting tool. Data smoothing has long been likened to taking the first generation of allergy medication. The medication relieved the symptoms, but slowed y

  • The V-Trade Part 5: Technical Analysis -- Moving Average Support & Resistance And Volatility Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this fifth part of an ongoing series that outlines one trader's comprehensive approach to trading, we look at the next technical analysis portion of the method -- support & resistance and volatility bands

  • 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 Indexes With The Hull Moving Average by Max Gardner

  • Trading Moving Average Pullbacks by Steve Palmquist

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (16-20): Trading Moving Average Pullbacks by Steve Palmquist Many traders have found success in trading pullbacks. But even a popular system needs to incorporate risk management. Every evening, I look over a dozen different

  • 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

  • Trading The Moving Average Convergence Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) is a popular indicator found on just about all software trading packages. Even though it is widely used, sometimes it is useful to return to basics, to ensure that we master the core principles to effectiv

  • 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

  • Two Moving Function Hybrids by William Rafter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (16-22): Two Moving Function Hybrids by William Rafter Find out how to use these smooth and timely indicators. In analyzing the markets, we frequently findourselves looking at data that is not quite adequate for our needs.

  • Understanding Exponential Moving Averages by Raymond Rothschild

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  • Using Moving Averages To Trade Retracements

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

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  • Using The Simple Moving Average by Martin J.Pring

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

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  • Watching the 50- and 100-Period Moving Averages

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