4 Simple MACD Strategies for Futures Traders

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/macd-trading-strategy/%20

This article on MACD Strategy is the opinion of Optimus Futures, LLC and is not intended to be trading advice. Although moving averages can help us gauge trends, they aren’t really designed to give us specific entry points to go long or short. Some traders like to use two moving averages, a faster and a slower one, hoping that a “crossover” would be more effective in generating trade signals. Sometimes it works. Sometimes, perhaps more often than not, it fails badly, producing lots of “whipsaw” movement. There has to be a broader context from which to view crossover data. Hence,…

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