Basic Attention Token (BAT)

Current price: $ 0.19

24 hours price change: $ 0.006504 (3.59%)

Basic Attention Token - Average Directional Index

The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the Basic Attention Token. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of Basic Attention Token.

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Basic Attention Token. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Basic Attention Token. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Basic Attention Token until September 18th, 2019.

In the chart below, the strength the trend is drawn, as well as the positive and negative directional indicators. The ADX (Average Directional Index) is the black line. The positive directional indicator (+DI) is the green line, and the negative directional indicator (-DI) is drawn in red.

Price chart for Basic Attention Token from 03/21/2019 until 09/18/2019.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Basic Attention Token is shown for the period from 03/21/2019 until 09/18/2019. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Basic Attention Token until 09/18/2019.

In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the Basic Attention Token are listed in the table below.

Basic Attention Token average directional index 16.88
Basic Attention Token positive directional indicator 59.30
Basic Attention Token negative directional indicator 35.57

 

Several signals can be gained from the chart above. First of all, the green line gives us an indication of the positive trend. The opposite line, the red one, indicates the negative trend for Basic Attention Token.

When the green line tops the red line, the Basic Attention Token is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for Basic Attention Token.

Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of Basic Attention Token, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.

Basic Attention Token ADX score

The Average Directional Index (ADX) is used to measure the strength or weakness of a trend, not the actual direction. In general, when the positive directional indicator is higher than the negative directional in indicator, the trend of Basic Attention Token is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.

The Basic Attention Token currently follows a positive trend. For Basic Attention Token, the positive directional indicator is 59.30. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (35.57). This means that the current trend of the Basic Attention Token is positive.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Basic Attention Token  is 16.88, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Basic Attention Token does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Basic Attention Token.

To get a good signal to buy Basic Attention Token, we have to wait until the trend gives us a higher ADX value in the current positive trend.