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What is "even stacking", which Dawn Bolton-Smith talks about in the context of triple moving averages?

In and up trend, even stacking is simply when the value of the 5 period moving average exceeds the value of the 15 period moving average by the same number as the 15 period moving average exceeds the 30 period moving average.

In a down trend, even stacking is simply when the value of the 30 period moving average exceeds the value of the 15 period moving average by the same number as the 15 period moving average exceeds the 5 period moving average.

Some years ago, I wrote a filter rule for this and only found one very very rarely. Further study of Dawn's teaching suggests that this is not an exact relationship. She seems to do it by eye only, so that close enough is good enough. Accordingly, there are no rules for how close is good enough. It comes back to a judgement call.

The relevance is that Dawn demonstrates that once this set up is in place, the trend ends soon afterwards.

I do not understand the rationale behind it, nor have I ever heard Dawn explain it. I suspect that it is simply a set up that has been found to work reasonably often.

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