Chainlink (LINK)

Current price: $ 9.57

24 hours price change: $ -0.18 (-1.84%)

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

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Chainlink. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Chainlink. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Chainlink until August 5th, 2020.

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 Chainlink from 02/04/2020 until 08/05/2020.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Chainlink is shown for the period from 02/04/2020 until 08/05/2020. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Chainlink until 08/05/2020.

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

Chainlink average directional index 29.83
Chainlink positive directional indicator 69.23
Chainlink negative directional indicator 29.79


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 Chainlink.

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

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

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

The current directional indicator gives a positive signal for Chainlink. The positive directional indicator for Chainlink is 69.23, which is higher than the negative directional indicator (29.79). The trend that the Chainlink follows is a positive one.

The current ADX value is 29.83, which tells us that the current trend is strong. Using these values, we can asume that the Chainlink will continue its upwards trend. In short, the current average directional index gives us a buying signal for the Chainlink. However, keep an eye on turning trends.


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