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A moving average <ref> {{cite web|url=http://www.nfa.futures.org/BASICNET/glossary.aspx?term=M|name=Glossary|org=National Futures Association|date=April 25, 2008}} </ref> is a statistical price analysis method used to identify different trends. A moving average is calculated by adding the prices for a predetermined number of days and then dividing by the number of days.
A moving average <ref> {{cite web|url=http://www.nfa.futures.org/BASICNET/glossary.aspx?term=M|name=Glossary|org=National Futures Association|date=April 25, 2008}} </ref> is a statistical price analysis method used to identify different trends. A moving average is calculated by adding the prices for a predetermined number of days and then dividing by the number of days.


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Moving averages can be used to measure momentum and define areas of possible support and resistance.
Moving averages can be used to measure momentum and define areas of possible support and resistance.



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A moving average [1] is a statistical price analysis method used to identify different trends. A moving average is calculated by adding the prices for a predetermined number of days and then dividing by the number of days.

Moving averages can be used to measure momentum and define areas of possible support and resistance.

References[edit]

  1. Glossary. National Futures Association.