Short-term trend

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Short-term trend

Erratic price movements that last less than three weeks.

Short-Term Trend

Any price movement that occurs over a few hours or days. Short-term trends can be predicted with some accuracy with technical analysis. Traders make large profits (and sometimes large losses) from predicting short-term trends. Value investors, on the other hand, tend to discount the importance of short-term trends.
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Attendees at this workshop will receive a thorough assessment of supply, demand, pricing, and long- and short-term trends.
A theory of global temperature change should account for both the long-term trend in the data (about 6 [degrees] C per millennium) and the short-term trends.
While the company may see cash flows slow down for a day or two in reaction to short-term trends like that seen in the last few days, Geist said, ``it's really not enough to take notice of.
While the short-term trends in foundry incidence rates are encouraging, the industry has a long way to go in improving the safety and health of foundry work.
In addition, the Fund's approach of long-term investing and not chasing short-term trends has contributed to the Fund's success.
Zax, Chairman and President, said "Our rate decrease is in response to the favorable short-term trends in claim costs.
The advisor invests with a long-term horizon of three to five years, and does not base investment decisions on short-term trends in the stock market.
Standard & Poor's CreditWatch indicates the potential direction of a credit rating change, dependent on identifiable events and short-term trends, and is typically resolved within 90 days.
Morse continually evolves to meet its customers' changing requirements, helping them avoid technology dead-ends and short-term trends.
These short-term trends confirm our belief in the long-term opportunities inherent in the foodservice business.
Thrailkill noted, "While we are affected by short-term trends in the Telecommunications market, we remain confident that customer demand for bandwidth will overtake short-term pauses like the one we are currently experiencing.
Davis fund managers combine growth investing with value investing by avoiding short-term trends, and looking for undervalued companies with sustainable growth rates.