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Downtrend

A situation in which a security price is moving mostly downward. Though there may or may not be a few upticks in between, this does not stop the overall bearish trend. For example, a security may be priced at $100 per share on January 1, $90 on January 10, and $85 on January 31. This indicates a downtrend, even if the security closed higher on certain days in January.

downtrend

A series of price declines in a security or the general market. Many analysts feel that investors should avoid securities in a downtrend until the pattern is broken. Compare uptrend.
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In addition, two weeks ago the downtrend line coming off the January 2017 peak was exceeded, with a weekly close above the line for each of the past two weeks.
The long green candle engulfing the entire trading range of the previous candle is signaling that the downtrend might be changing and traders with short positions should be careful.
We expect the downtrend to level off in the second half of this year, and the overall decrease for 2007 will be in the range of 10%.
The Finnish-Swedish IT group TietoEnator Corporation issued its interim report today (25 July) saying that its half-year result had been negatively affected by the ongoing downtrend in the telecom area and the decline within resource management.
Miyazawa said the downtrend is a result of accelerating corporate restructuring, which he said has had a huge impact on employment and household incomes.
Increases in prices appeared to be on a gradual downtrend.
Furthermore, the weekly chart also highlights the technical downtrend that the security has been locked in since the beginning of the year.
The next sign of strength is on a move above the two-week high of 3,381, with potential resistance around the downtrend line.
Joel Pagdilao said he wanted more uniformed men and women off desk work and on field assignments, as he attributed a recent downtrend in crime to increased police visibility.
The uptrend indicator DMI+ is located considerably below the downtrend indicator DMI-, while the trend strength indicator ADX is at the top of the scale and is reversing downwards, which may indicate deceleration of the downtrend and possible trend reversal.
Standard Chartered Bank s report shows that the downtrend of iron ore prices in the Chinese market is likely to continue in the Q3 this year.
Tokyo stocks were almost flat Friday morning as some investors moved to lock in gains after a recent sharp rise, while a pause in the yen's downtrend weighed on automakers and other exporters.