Definitions for "exponential moving average"
Keywords:  ema, average, recent, latest, maintai
A moving average calculated by weighting recent values more heavily than older values.
An exponential (or exponentially weighted) moving average is calculated by applying a percentage of the current period's closing price to the previous period's moving average value. The resulting average is front loaded i.e. places greater weight on more recent data. Fade Selling a rising price or buying a falling price. For example, a trader fading an up opening would be short. Failure Swings An interpretive technique used with Welles Wilder's the RSI.
a moving average smooths the fluctuations in stock prices by averaging the prices over a specified period. An exponential moving average gives heavier weight to the most recent data.
See section titled Tutorials on Technical Indicators in the Technical Analysis Section. There is a detailed discussion on them.
Keywords:  tails, fat
Fat Tails