What are the most common sayings in trading? Yes, one of the first things that every trader is taught is that “the trend is your friend” and "you have to go with the flow.” A simple, yet highly popular approach, which identifies an assest's trend is the moving average. There is probably, in real trading, more money being traded today using moving averages than with all other technical indicators combined.

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The popularity of this indicator is difficult to quantify. Moving Average is used as a basis for several EAs and trading strategies construction. If you would like to know more about this popular indicator and how to use it on your own trading strategy, please read our article What is Moving Average in Forex.