Moving Averages - Simple/Arithmetic Moving Average (SMA)

Moving Averages - Simple/Arithmetic Moving Average (SMA)

A moving average is a rolling series of arithmetic averages which acts as a smoothing mechanism to indicate trends in historic data. In financial markets, that historic data is most likely to be prices or returns. In this video, Abdulla discusses this concept and specifically explains the simple or arithmetic moving average. He covers what it is, how it is calculated, why people use it and some of its limitations.  

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