Divergence

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Divergence

When two or more averages or indexes fail to show confirming trends.

Divergence

In technical analysis, a situation in which two indicators move in opposite directions. For example, stock prices may decline while bond prices may increase. This can be either a bullish or a bearish indicator, depending on the nature of the divergence. Technical analysts use any number of related indicators to attempt to observe divergence and make investment decisions accordingly. See also: MACD.
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An important problem is to propose some divergences statistics for procedure tests.
The origins of the converging divergences argument lie in an influential article written by Richard Locke (1992).
Allopatric divergence involves the gradual divergence of large, disjunct populations, usually following a vicariant event; differentiation may be random or adaptive, but genetic drift is generally considered weaker than selection (Charlesworth et al.
Vermeij, a paleontologist at the University of California at Davis, cautioned that acceptance of the proposed ancient origin of animals hinged on the accuracy of the calibration of genetic changes in living organisms and the assumption that the rate of divergence was constant through time.
The lower divergences observed for ITS sequences (Table 1) are consistent with expected differences in mutation rate and effective population sizes of nuclear versus mitochondrial genetic systems (Templeton 1987).
Les divergences tout au long des debats ont empeche de trouver une formule de compromis.
Abordant les rumeurs qui ont evoque des divergences entre lui et le ministre charge de la securite Ridha Sfar , Lotfi Ben Jeddou a nie ces divergences , mettant l'accent sur la complementarite entre eux , et note que leurs prerogatives qui ont un caractere secret pour etre relatees devant l'opinion publique , sont bien claires et definies .
Positive Divergences are probably the least common of the three signals, but are usually the most reliable, and lead to the biggest moves.
aculeatus is characterized, in part, by three sets of divergences involving sympatric or parapatric biological species (reviewed by McPhail 1994): parapatric anadromous (sea-run) and freshwater sticklebacks (e.
Le vice president de Nidaa Tounes Hafedh Caied Essebssi a assure qu'"il n'y a pas de conflit au vrai sens du mot au sein de son parti, mais des divergences existent au niveau de positions [beaucoup plus grand que].
Concernant la cession de parts dans les banques publiques, Lamia Zribi a indique qu'aucune decision n'a ete prise a ce sujet : [beaucoup moins que] Il y des divergences de points de vue quant a la question de cession de parts, mais le gouvernement tentera d'aplanir ces divergences dans les jours a venir [beaucoup plus grand que], a indique la ministre a la meme source.