Short-term trend

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Short-term trend

Erratic price movements that last less than three weeks.
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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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However, Namene Kalili, manager of research and competitor intelligence at FNB, believes this is a short term trend as volumes in the entry segment are expected to pick up in the latter part of the year.
Even though the short term trend is looking positive, valuations are fast trending towards historical highs.
Brian Rarity, strategic consultant for Experian corporate finance, said: " While the increase on year-on-year value is welcome, the very substantial increase from Q3 to Q4 is a short term trend that is much more likely to prove a reliable indicator of future events.
Brian Rarity, strategic consultant for Experian corporate finance, said: "While the increase on year-on-year value is welcome, the very substantial increase from Q3 to Q4 is a short term trend that is much more likely to prove a reliable indicator of future events.
Acents[euro]A"This is more of a knee jerk reaction and things will settle down but the short term trend still favours a weaker US dollar," said George Davis, chief technical strategist at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto.
People have seen increased orders over the last three months and the short term trend remains positive.
And the second is the upward sloping short term trend (the blue line).