8 Vs. 20 Period SMA (15m)
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These filters measure the distance between the 8 period and 20 period SMA’s. This analysis is based on 2, 5, 15 and 60 minute time periods. The number is always expressed as a percent.
A positive number means that the 8 period SMA is above the 20 period SMA. A negative number means the 20 is above the 8.
The distance between the 8 period SMA and the 20 period SMA is used as a confirmation signal in many trading strategies. This can show that a stock is gaining momentum.
Filter Info for 8 Vs. 20 Period SMA (15m) [15Sma8a20]
- description = 8 vs. 20 Period SMA (15m)
- keywords = Fixed Time Frame Moving Average
- units = %
- format = 1
- toplistable = 1
- parent_code = 2Sma8a20