When we look at the 50 and 200 moving day averages, how many years back do we go?

When we look at the 50 and 200 moving day averages, how many years back do we go?

I know it's 50 days and 200 days back in time, but on charts I can see those averages over a 10 year span or more. So for our purposes for selling, do I look more long term?

On a daily chart, I look back 1 year unless I don't feel that I've captured the significant (major) low for that time period in it. In that case, I go back 2 years. On the weekly (which is what I first look at...to get the bigger picture view), I go back 10 years in time.

On stockcharts.com, you choose "weekly" and you choose "select start/end" in the Range area. So since we're in 2018, I change the start year to 2008 and hit enter.

Great!!! Thank you!

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