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Reference Guide / Indicators / EMA - Exponential Moving Average

Reference Guide / Indicators / EMA - Exponential Moving Average


Name

Exponential Moving Average

Definition

Exponential Moving Average, or Exponentially Weighted Moving Average, is a weighted arithmetic mean of closing prices over a period of time. More importance is given to more recent data as the weighting factors decrease exponentially as the data gets older.

Parameters

Parameter 1 
	Definition:    	Averaging Period (days)
	Default Value: 	5
	Minimum Value: 	1
	Maximum Value: 	120

Examples

EMA(8).MIN
	When 8 day Exponential Moving Average is at its minimum 
	
EMA(12).MAX
	When 12 day Exponential Moving Average is at its maximum
  	
RSI(14).EMA(5).GT(70)
	When 5 day Exponential Moving Average on 14 day RSI is greater than 70

Sample Strategy

Exponential Moving Average - EMA Strategy