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EMA – How to calculate it

Exponetial Moving Average (EMA for short) is one of the most used indicators in technical analysis today. But how do you calculate it for yourself, using a paper and a pen or – preferred – a spreadsheet program of your choice. Let’s find out in this explanation of EMA calculation.

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How to Calculate MACD

MACD stands for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. It makes use of moving averages of different time frames to indicate momentum changes and swings in the mood of the crowd, to give buying and selling signals that catches the big moves.
By many thought to be the best of all technical analysis indicators available, we will show you how MACD is quite simple to calculate as it is based on earlier calculations of EMA (exponential moving averages).

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Cash per Share Defined

Cash per share = cash / total number of shares

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Upside Gap Two Crows

Upside Gap Two Crows is a trading term, representing a pattern of the stock price (if the underlying instrument is a stock) denoting a downturn shift in the price.

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Intelligent ETF – What is it?

ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds, are composite instruments traded on the public stock exchange, but what is a so called Intelligent ETF, sometimes known as Smart ETF?

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Working Capital – How to Calculate It

Working Capital (WC for short) is an accounting term; a financial metric representing the operating liquidity available to a business. But how do you calculate it for yourself, using a paper and a pen or – preferred – a spreadsheet program of your choice. Let’s find out in this explanation of Working Captial calculation.

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RSI – How to Calculate It

Relative Strength Index is a so called momentum indicator that is very popular to use in technical analysis of financial instruments. Here’s a simple walkthrough and definition of RSI and how to calculate it using MS Excel or just a calculator.

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MetaStock Review

Equis, the makers of the popular charting software MetaStock, now on their 10th version of their MetaStock End-of-Day software which they claim is specifically designed for traders who do their analysis after the markets close.
With long since full coverage for all types of traders; stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures, commodities, FOREX, or indices. Sounds impressive. How good is it? Read this review to find out. Note! Equis or MetaStock are not in any way responsible or associated with this review.

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Buy and Hold – What Does it Mean?

So let’s look at what the term buy-and-hold really means.

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EMA Defined

EMA is used in technical analysis to show the trend of a stock or future or whatever the underlying security. The figures after EMA, such as EMA11 or EMA50 pertains to the number of days for which the moving average is calculated. The higher the number, the slower reaction on the trend.

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