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 package contains Gerald Appel's moving average
convergence/divergence (MACD) indicator. The indicator is composed of two lines: the MACD line, which
is the difference between two exponential moving averages (usually a 12- and 26-period EMA), and the
signal line or trigger, which is an exponentially smoothed moving average, usually a nine-period EM...