exponential moving average

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A moving average calculated by weighting recent values more heavily than older values.

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You should try and figure out the exponential moving average and see if there is a way to make it better for you.

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I didn't know what the exponential moving average was and it made me really depressed and really angry with everyone.

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Given the abrupt volatility in oil prices due to recent excess drilling and subsequent oversupply, financial analysts are looking more closely at 26-day exponential moving averages to derive more accurate indicators for how today's temporary oversupply will affect oil prices in the short-term.

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