DEFINITION of 'Double Exponential Moving Average  DEMA '
A technical indicator developed by Patrick Mulloy that first appeared in the February, 1994 Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities. The DEMA is a calculation based on both a single exponential moving average (EMA) and a double EMA.
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BREAKING DOWN 'Double Exponential Moving Average  DEMA '
The DEMA is a fastacting moving average that is more responsive to market changes than a traditional moving average. It was developed in an attempt to create a calculation that eliminated some of the lag associated with traditional moving averages. The DEMA can be used as a standalone indicator and can be incorporated into other technical analysis tools whose logic are based on moving averages.
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