method of moving averages

method of moving averages

[¦meth·əd əv ¦müv·iŋ ′av·rij·əz]
(statistics)
A series of averages where each average is the mean value of the time series over a fixed interval of time, and where all possible averages of the length are included in the analysis; used to smooth data in a time series.
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In order to establish a trend, we have used the method of moving averages, on a time series of 10 years, shifted with a year calculated by averaging the values recorded by those weather stations.
This paper compares the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) 25 to the S&P 500 Index, with respect to the extent that a technical analysis method of moving averages can beat the simple buy-and-hold (BH) policy.
This paper compares the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) 25 Index (TA25) to the S&P 500 Index with respect to the extent that the Technical Analysis method of moving average can beat the buy-and-hold policy.
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