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MACD Center Line Crossover - Bullish and Bearish Gold Trading Signals

The MACD gold trading indicator is one of the most widely and commonly used gold trading indicators available. MACD indicator is a momentum oscillator with some gold trading trend following characteristics.

 

MACD is one of the most popular indicators used in gold trading technical analysis. MACD indicator is used to generate gold trading signals using crossovers.

 

MACD plots the divergence and convergence of moving averages. MACD indicator is constructed using moving average analysis. Moving Average Convergence/Divergence is a trend-following gold trading technical indicator. MACD indicator shows the correlation between two moving averages.

 

One moving average is of a shorter period and the other for a longer period of gold price bars.

MACD Gold Trading Indicator - MACD Gold Trading Indicator Technical Analysis

MACD Gold Trading Indicator - MACD Gold Trading Indicator Technical Analysis


MACD gold trading indicator has a zero center line; values above zero line are bullish while those below zero are bearish.

 

In an upward gold trading trend the shorter MACD line rises faster that the longer MACD line this creates a gap. In addition as long as the MACD indicator is above the center mark the gold trading trend is still bullish as shown below.

 

Do not sell as long as the MACD Gold Trading Indicator is above the Center Mark - this is bullish territory and it does not matter how it is moving as long as it is above the zero center mark, as shown on the gold trading example illustrated below.

MACD Gold Trading Indicator Above Zero Mark - Bullish Gold Trading Signal

MACD Gold Trading Indicator Above Zero Mark - Bullish Gold Trading Signal

 

In a downward gold trading trend the shorter MACD line falls faster than the longer MACD line this creates a gap. In addition as long as the gold indicator is below the center mark the gold trading trend is still bearish as shown below.

 

Do not buy as long as the MACD Gold Trading Indicator is below the Center Mark - this is bearish territory and it does not matter how it is moving as long as it is below the zero center mark, as shown on the gold trading example illustrated below.

MACD Gold Trading Indicator Below Zero Center Line Mark - Bearish Gold Trading Signal

MACD Gold Trading Indicator Below Zero Center Line Mark - Bearish Gold Trading Signal


When the gold trading trend is about to reverse the MACD lines start to move closer to each other, thus closing the gap.

 

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