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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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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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How to Short Stocks

You have probably heard a lot about shorting stocks lately, if not before surely when it became banned to short financial stocks for a while during the bank crisis of ’08. So what does it mean and how do you go about shorting stocks and what risks are accompanied with it?

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