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Least Squares Moving Average

Sometimes called an End Point Moving Average, this indicator is based on a linear regression, but goes one step further by estimating what would happen if the regression line continued. Least Squares Moving Average is used mainly as a crossover signal with another moving average or with itself.

To apply a Least Squares Moving Average Indicator

  1. From within a chart, from the Edit menu select Studies.
  2. Choose Least Squares Moving Average and click Add to add the study to the Applied Studies group.
  3. Complete parameters as necessary.

Once the study is defined, you can elect to uncheck/check to remove and add the study to your chart.

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