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[User Discussion] - Incorrect Study Overlay

[2019-06-13 02:47:25]
User116783 - Posts: 84

When I attempt to overlay the BitMEX 20 day moving average onto a 4 hour chart, the value of the moving average on the destination chart incorrect.

On both charts under Chart Settings I've set the the Time Zone to New York EST; also under data/trade service settings, I've also set the Time Zone to New York EST.

When I set Time Zones to UTC time however, the value of the 20 SMA is correct overlayed onto the 4 hour chart.

Please fix this problem, this is not due to pilot error.

[2019-06-13 02:59:19]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 76441
Sorry, this post has no merit. There is no possibility of anything being wrong. The result you get is based on the data and the Study/Price Overlay study settings.

And the time zone settings certainly can have an impact on this if you are copying from a Historical Daily chart but that does not mean there is anything wrong.
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Date Time Of Last Edit: 2019-06-13 03:01:01
[2019-06-13 03:06:30]
User116783 - Posts: 84
With all due respect, you're wrong.

I have followed the time zone settings to a T.

I still get the same inaccurate overlay when using NY EST.

Try it yourself if you don't believe me.

Put a 20 SMA on a Daily Chart, then try and overlay it onto a 4 hour chart using EST. The value for the 20 SMA on the destination chart will be wrong.

Again, the only way I can get the two to be the same is to use UTC time.

Date Time Of Last Edit: 2019-06-13 03:08:47

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