Moving Averages

Thinking of trading in a trending environment? Try using moving averages!

Lessons on Moving Averages

  • Silky Smooth Moving Averages

    A moving average is simply a way to smooth out price action over time. Here's what it looks like.

  • Simple Moving Averages

    These are calculated by adding up the last "X" period's closing prices and then dividing it by X. Confused? Don't worry, we'll make it crystal clear.

  • Exponential Moving Average

    Think an SMA is too easy breezy for you? Try your hand at using EMAs!

  • SMA vs. EMA

    How does an SMA differ from an EMA? It's pretty simple, actually.

  • Using Moving Averages

    One sweet way to use moving averages is to determine trends. And that's just the beginning!