# Accumulation/Distribution Oscillator

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## Description

**The Accumulation/Distribution Oscillator** is also known as the Chaikin Oscillator after its inventor.

It takes two parameters: a short period n and a long period m. The indicator calculated by taking a moving average of n periods of Accumulation/Distribution Line subtracted from a moving average of m periods of Accumulation/Distribution Line. The moving average used is Exponential Moving Average.^{[1]}

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