What is a MACD | Technical Trading Indicators

The MACD is a simple, yet effective indicator. This article will explain how to interpret and use the MACD for technical trading. The MACD can provide a visual snapshot to analyse trends, which allows traders to scan charts rapidly. That makes it an invaluable tool of technical analysis, especially in today’s global village with myriad financial instruments being available to traders at the click of a mouse, as in the CMC Markets NextGen platform.
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