MACD Analysis: The MACD analysis compares the MACD to the signal MACD line and their relationship to zero for any stock or commodity.
The MACD is calculated by subtracting the 26 day[slow MACD] expotential moving average (EMA) from the 12 day EMA [fast MACD].
The MACD smooth line (also known as signal line) is the 9 day exponential moving average (EMA) of the MACD.
The MACD histogram is the difference between the MACD line and the signal line.
Stock technical analysis and alerts will include MACD trending, fast line crossover at zero, crossovers of the fast and slow MACD, histogram and convergences / divergences between the MACD, Signal MACD, histogram and stock price.
Fast vs. Slow
MACD Trends:Compares the three most recent price high and lows for
MACD Alerts: Analyzes the MACD for divergences (MACD fast line trending opposite
of price) and crossovers including those at centerline.