Study of Predictive power of Moving Averages as a tool of Technical Analysis

Jyotika Bahl


Technical analysis uses past prices in order to predict future prices. It tries to detect some predefined "patterns" in price series, and claims it is capable of exploiting the trends that it discovers. The methodology of technical analysis rests upon the assumption that history tends to repeat itself in the stock exchange. If a certain pattern of activity has in the past produced certain results nine times out of ten, one can assume a strong likelihood of the same outcome whenever this pattern appears in the future.


Predictive power; Moving Averages; Technical Analysis

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