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Master the Forex Market Using MACD and Histograms — Full Tutorial

In this video, you will learn about the MACD indicator, and how to use it in your forex trading. This is a lagging indicator. It was developed by Gerald Appel in the late 1970s. It is designed to reveal changes in the strength, direction, momentum, and duration of a trend in an asset's price. For example, look at this chart. You have the 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA. The MACD indicator represents the difference between these two moving […]

Do MACD Crossover Strategies Work?

In this video, you will learn about finding entries and exits using a better way, than using technical indicators like Bollinger Bands, MACD, etc. For example, look at this chart. The MACD indicators is shown below the price. When the price goes up, the histogram turns green. When the price goes down, the histogram turns red. You can use the green histogram bars for buy signal and the red histogram […]

How to Use MACD Indicator in Forex Trading

The MACD is a popular indicator in technical analysis. It stands for moving average convergence divergence and is used to find the momentum and the direction of the market. The MACD indicator can be used as an indicator for generating buy or sell signals using the crossover. It can also be a confirmation indicator, if you already have a technical setup. You can also use the histogram bars of the MACD indicator. The green bars indicate bullish momentum […]

MACD Crossover Forex Trading Strategy | MACD Histogram Simple Forex Trading Strategies

The MACD indicator consists of two parts, the moving average and a histogram. There are a couple of different ways to play this market. It is a great indicator for observing the shifts in momentum. When the MACD indicator is above the zero line, then the momentum is considered bullish. When it is below the zero line, then the momentum is bearish. For example, look at the EUR/CHF chart. As you can see on the chart, after a period […]

How to Trade Using the MACD Indicator

The MACD is an extremely popular technical indicator used by most forex traders in technical analysis. This indicator is used in trending situations in the market. It consists of an oscillator component and a moving average component. There are two types of signals using this indicator. The first one is a bullish or bearish MACD crossover. When the MACD line crosses above the signal line, you get a buy signal. When the MACD line […]

Best MACD / Moving Average Crossover Forex Trading Strategy

This strategy is suitable for ranging conditions in the market. You can use 25,41, and 25 settings for the MACD indicator. You can use this strategy for the EUR/USD and the GBP/USD pair. You can use this strategy on the 15-minute, 30-minute, and the 1-hour timeframe. When the signal line and the bars are lower than the level 0, you get your buy signal. When the signal line and the bars are higher than the level 0, […]

Using MACD to Trade

The MACD is a technical indicator used to identify the direction and magnitude of short-term momentum in price movements. The magnitude is represented by the histogram with the height of the bars represent the strength of the price movement. Slowing upside momentum may mean that a trader should prepare to sell. Slowing downside momentum indicates that you can buy. You can also use the MACD indicator signal crossovers for entries. A bullish signal crossover is a signal […]

Technical Analysis Basics: MACD

The MACD indicator is an important tool in technical analysis. This indicator is available for free on your MetaTrader platform. This indicator basically measures the difference between a fast and a slow moving average. The 12 period is the slow moving average. The 26 period is the fast moving average. This indicator is used to help define trends. You can also generate buy and sell signals using the signal line. When […]

Forex Trading for Beginners — MACD

In this video, you will learn about the MACD indicator. This is a lagging indicator. It is used for measuring changes in momentum and the direction of the currency pair. When the histogram is above the signal line, it indicates bullish momentum. You can use it as a buy signal. When the histogram is below the signal line, it indicates bearish momentum. You can use it as a sell signal. You can […]

How to Trade with the MACD

In this video, you will learn about the MACD indicator. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence is a lagging indicator for trend following. It consists of two EMAs and a histogram, which is the difference between the two EMAs. You see a positive histogram when the fast EMA crosses above the slow EMA. This is your buy signal. A negative histogram is produced when the slow EMA crosses below the fast EMA. […]