Moving Average Convergence Divergence MACD

Convergence Trading

The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) indicator combines some of the principles of oscillators, like those already discussed, with a dual moving average crossover approach. It uses two metrics, both represented with lines. The faster of the two lines (called the MACD line) is the difference between exponentially smoothed moving averages of closing prices the 12- and 26-day moving averages are most commonly used. The slower of the two lines is the exponentially smooth average of the...