Trend indicators in trading are widely used as trading systems, such indicators are among the first that traders begin to use for its simplicity and easy understanding.

Means in trading differ in simple averages and exponential averages, using a given calculation period candles, which are defined by the user in the relevant platform.

This indicator reflects the market trend, but with delay, stipulating closures candles to be graphed.

The trader may use investment strategies with them, using a simple crossing or different, simple or exponential. Compression graph also becomes important.

Of the most commonly used is the simple average of 200 shows the clear market trend, there are even well known techniques referred to as the crossroads of death that combines the values of 4,18 and 40.