Bitcoin Private (BTCP)

Current price: $ 1.98

24 hours price change: $ 0.04 (1.97%)

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

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Bitcoin Private. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Bitcoin Private. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Bitcoin Private until December 8th, 2018.

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 Private from 06/08/2018 until 12/08/2018.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Bitcoin Private is shown for the period from 06/08/2018 until 12/08/2018. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Bitcoin Private until 12/08/2018.

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 Private are listed in the table below.

Bitcoin Private average directional index19.75
Bitcoin Private positive directional indicator40.61
Bitcoin Private negative directional indicator44.52

 

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 Private.

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

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

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

The Bitcoin Private currently follows a negative trend. For Bitcoin Private, the positive directional indicator is 40.61. The value for the negative directional indicator is higher (44.52). This means that the current trend of the Bitcoin Private is negative.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Bitcoin Private  is 19.75, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Bitcoin Private does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Bitcoin Private.

To get a good signal to trade Bitcoin Private, we have to wait until the trend gives us a higher ADX value in the current negative trend.