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Moving Average Ribbon

Developer: FXCM

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Moving Average Ribbon is a technical indicator which displays multiple moving averages on the same chart.  Each moving average is calculated using a different time period and is displayed in a unique color.  The indicator is used to identify developing trends. Strong trends are identified when the lines are all moving in the same direction.  A reversal can be identified when the lines change direction or cross each other.


The following inputs are available from the properties window and can be defined by the app user:

MA_Type: Specifies which type of moving average calculation the indicator will use.

  • 0 = Simple Moving Average
  • 1 = Exponential Moving Average
  • 2 = Smoothed Moving Average
  • 3 = Linear Weighted Moving Average

MALine_width: Specifies the width of each individual moving average line in pixels

MA Color: Specifies the color of an individual moving average line

MA Period: Specifies the period of an individual moving average line

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The application displayed on this page does not take in to consideration your individual personal circumstances and trading objectives. Therefore it should not be considered as a personal recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is no guarantee that the systems, trading techniques, trading methods, and/or indicators will result in profits or not result in losses.


This app is only compatible with FXCM MetaTrader 4 software. It does not operate on MetaTrader 4 software provided by any other brokerage. Additionally, an FXCM account is required (including free FXCM demo accounts).