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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"The commercial real estate market is subject to both long and short term trends, and it is important to adjust the marketing as necessary in order to obtain the best possible results for my clients."
"Beyond short term trends, there are strong structural reasons for choosing the UAE as a financial centre, partly due to improving reputation of the local regulatory environment such as the DIFC.
He explains these shifts in policy, focusing on the centrality of domestic political actors and dynamics, particularly the balance between the Presidency and Congress, over and above considerations of international threats and technological feasibility for short term trends in the debate, but citing trends in the latter two factors as eventually decisive in long-term shifts in policy.
Since we have not yet found a crystal ball at Quilvest, we invest year in year out but we adjust our sub allocations according to short term trends. For example, we did secondary funds in 2002/ 2003 and 2009 and 2010 but did not do much in between.
We believe these effects are generally consistent with recent economic developments and while there is considerable uncertainty about short term trends, we remain confident about the long term prospects."
Figure 10 shows several short term trends superimposed on Y = /(X).
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