Displaced moving average

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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.