# Difference between revisions of "Moving average"

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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. | ||

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. | ||

## Latest revision as of 15:53, 21 December 2011

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.