Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Current price: $ 140.53

24 hours price change: $ 19.49 (16.10%)

Bitcoin Cash - 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 Bitcoin Cash. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of Bitcoin Cash.

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Bitcoin Cash. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Bitcoin Cash. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Bitcoin Cash until February 17th, 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 Bitcoin Cash from 08/17/2018 until 02/17/2019.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Bitcoin Cash is shown for the period from 08/17/2018 until 02/17/2019. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Bitcoin Cash until 02/17/2019.

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

Bitcoin Cash average directional index11.60
Bitcoin Cash positive directional indicator42.61
Bitcoin Cash negative directional indicator36.97

 

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 Bitcoin Cash.

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

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

Bitcoin Cash 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 Bitcoin Cash is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.

The Bitcoin Cash currently follows a positive trend. For Bitcoin Cash, the positive directional indicator is 42.61. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (36.97). This means that the current trend of the Bitcoin Cash is positive.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Bitcoin Cash  is 11.60, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Bitcoin Cash does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Bitcoin Cash.

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