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Calculating technical indicators on a shorter or longer price series: does it generate the same curve?

Think of the data plotted on a graph. Adding more data points will make the graph "smoother". If you have only a few data points, the graph will be very jagged, jumping from point to point. ...
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Calculating technical indicators on a shorter or longer price series: does it generate the same curve?

When you calculate an (n) period EMA, you start off by calculating a simple moving average for the first (n) days and you begin exponential calculations on day (n) + 1. In your example, it would be a ...
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