Moving Averages

Jun 20, 2023 at 04:11
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Membre depuis Mar 21, 2023   posts 22
Jun 20, 2023 at 04:11
How do Moving Averages help traders in smoothing out price fluctuations and identifying trends
Membre depuis Jan 25, 2022   posts 165
Jun 20, 2023 at 06:35
Moving averages are a great way to identify trends in data. Here's how they work:
1. Select a time period for your moving average. This is typically done by choosing an odd number of periods, like 5, 15, or 30 periods. The more periods you include, the smoother your moving average will be.
2. Calculate the average of the data for those number of periods. For example, if you chose a 5-period moving average, calculate the average of the last 5 data points.
3. Plot the moving average on your chart along with the raw data. The moving average will smooth out short-term fluctuations and highlight the overall trend.
4. Look for trends in the moving average to identify overall direction. Some things to look for:
• An upward sloping moving average indicates an upward trend. A downward sloping average indicates a downward trend.
• When the moving average crosses above the raw data, it indicates the start of an upward trend. When it crosses below, it indicates a downward trend.
• The moving average crossing another moving average (like a 15-period crossing above a 30-period average) can also signal a strengthening trend.
• A flattening out moving average indicates a trend is losing momentum or potentially reversing.
5. Consider using multiple moving averages, like a short-term and long-term average, to generate buy and sell signals for trading. The interaction between the short and long-term averages can indicate when a trend may be accelerating or slowing.
So in summary, look at the slope and relationship between the moving average and raw data, as well as multiple moving averages, to determine the overall trend in the data and potential reversal points.
Membre depuis Jun 20, 2023   posts 9
Jun 20, 2023 at 13:17
I don't like moving averages. I think that they can give a false sense of understanding the markets. They are a lagging indicator and should only be used for historical analysis not future prediction
Membre depuis Jun 20, 2023   posts 1
Jun 20, 2023 at 13:18
Is Grid trading a good strategy when market trends are difficult to identify ?
Membre depuis Mar 21, 2023   posts 22
Jun 20, 2023 at 22:29
thank you, dear
yeah, one of the great tools in technical analysis is MA. Of course in my opinion.
Membre depuis Mar 21, 2023   posts 22
Jun 20, 2023 at 22:31
in these 6 months, I have not heard something like this.
they may have a lag but are useful.
Membre depuis Mar 21, 2023   posts 22
Jun 20, 2023 at 22:33
@Rom_Trading Yes, Grid trading can be a good strategy when market trends are difficult to identify.

Membre depuis Jan 25, 2022   posts 165
Jun 21, 2023 at 03:17
The truth is that the future cannot be completely predicted.
Only God knows what will happen tomorrow, so please give up the idea of predicting the market. What we need to do is to discover the market and follow it.
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