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Chapter 11, Part IV. Which one is better – EMA or SMA? Page 3

Discussion in 'Complete Trading Education- Forex Military School' started by Sive Morten, Dec 17, 2013.

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    Sive Morten Special Consultant to the FPA

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    Pipruit: I see. Thanks, Commander. But still, will you tell me something more interesting about MAs?
    Commander in Pips: Yes, we will discuss interesting parameters for MAs – forward displacing, but not in this part. Here I just want to point some thoughts from my own experience:

    1. I do not see any big advantage of EMA compared to SMA in real application and vice versa. Although the theoretical basis, that we’ve discussed exist. Hence, according to my rule to keep all as simple as possible I use SMA;

    2. If we say “fast” MA – it means that MA has a lower period number and if we say “slow” MA – then it has a longer period number.

    3. I suppose that Displaced simple moving averages the most suitable for using on real market. And I offer you to start with them in the next part of this chapter.



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