A moving average (MA) is a popular technical analysis trading tool that smooths out price data by creating a constantly updated average price, over a specific time period. Used as a single line by itself, a moving average is often overlaid on price charts to indicate price trends.
What does a Moving average cross tell you?
A Moving average crossover occurs when a faster moving average (a shorter period moving average) crosses a slower moving average (a longer period moving average). In other words, this is when the shorter period moving average line crosses a longer period moving average line. In trading & investing, this meeting point can be used to signal a change in trend or market structure.
Price crossovers occur when the price of an asset close above or below a moving average and are commonly used by traders to identify shifts in momentum, especially in a trending market.
Moving average indicator uses – Technical analysis
Different traders use moving averages for different reasons. Some use them as their primary analytical tool, while others simply use them as a confidence builder to back up their investment decisions.
If you’re using price or moving average crossovers in any part of your trading strategy, you know how critical it is to be alerted as soon as a crossover happens, or to be easily able to scan a range of financial instruments for recent MA crosses!
Moving average crossover indicator for NinjaTrader 7 and 8
Our Ultimate Moving Average Crossover Alert indicator bundle for NinjaTrader not only alerts you when a pair of moving averages cross, or price crosses a moving average, through an extensive range of audio, visual and email alert notifications, but also provides a suite of additional features.
With moving average ‘cloud’ display , 12 individually selectable MA types, and a second indicator included specifically for use in Market Analyzer scanning or strategy development, we believe this is the best moving average crossover indicator on the market. In fact, with all the features you see below, this is the only moving average and crossover alert indicator you’ll ever need!
- Keep on the right side of the trend!
- Runs on ANY market, ANY chart type, & ANY time-frame
- Never miss an MA crossover alert
I always check my charts and the moving averages prior to taking a position. Is the price above or below the moving average? That works better than any tool I have. I try not to go against the moving averages; it is self-destructive.
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Best Moving average indicator crossover alert features
- NinjaTrader – Ultimate Moving Average Crossover Alert Indicator is a plug-in to the NinjaTrader charting platform, so any system which can run NinjaTrader (version 7 and version 8 supported) can also run the Ultimate Moving Average Cross Alert Indicator.
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