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Candlestick Analysis

MACD is both a trend indicator and an oscillator: a type of indicator that helps determine the direction of a trend, find price reversal points, and trade on a sideways trend. MACD is short for “moving average convergence/divergence”.

The MACD indicator consists of two indicators – MACD lines and the MACD histogram. MACD lines are more related to trend indicators, while the histogram can be seen as an oscillator.