Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Ryan W

Favorite Moving Averages

Recommended Posts

Hi Everybody! I wanted to create a post to talk about everybody's preferred moving averages and any strategies you like to use that encompasses them.

 

Here are my moving averages:

Daily: 50, 100, 200 SMA. 4, 9, 20, 50, 200 EMA,

 

5-Minute: 4, 8, 15, 20, 50, 200 EMA.

 

2-Minute: 4, 8, 20, 50, 200 EMA.

 

1-Minute: 4, 8, 20, 50, 200 EMA.

 

I have the VWAP on all time frames (except daily of course).

 

I like to use the 4/8 EMA on the 5-minute for entries/pullbacks and possible exits. I watch level 2 to see if there are orders stacked on the ask or bid around these EMA's.

 

I also use the 4/8 EMA cross on the 1-minute chart in conjunction with a trend change on the 5-minute chart. I have an indicator that will plot a signal on my chart when the 4/8 cross each other (from below or above) and whether it has volume or not. When I see this, I reference the 5 and 2-minute charts to see what the trend is doing and if any patterns are forming. I also look at level 2 and time and sales to see if we are getting some momentum.

 

Let me know what you guys like to use!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just have exactly the same moving average lines as Andrew's. 9 EMA, 20 EMA, 50 SMA, 200 SMA, VWAP and previous close on EVERY CHART. I have 3 charts with my montage: 1min, 5min and daily.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and use of We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue..