Crossing above, and below, the zero line, is another way, to generate buy and sell signals.Divergences appear between the trend of the MACD lines, and the price lines. A negative, or bearish divergence (see blue arrows below), exists when the MACD lines, are wellabove the zero line and start to weaken, while prices continue to trend higher. This is often, awarning of a market top. A positive, or bullish divergence, exists when the MACD lines, are well below the zero line, and startto move up ahead, of the price line. This is often, an early sign of a market bottom.