CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Displaced moving average

A displaced moving average is a moving average which has been shifted by a number of intervals. To lag the standard moving average the number of intervals needs to be negative. To lead the standard moving average the numbers of intervals needs to be positive.

Some traders prefer displaced moving averages, claiming they have more predictive power. The aim of displacing a moving average is to make the moving average fit better with the price movement.