Silver: Up or Down is a matter of perspective

FX_IDC:XAGUSD   Silver / U.S. Dollar
Often times traders want to know if an instrument's price is going up or down. It's an expectation of some sort of prediction.

The problem is that price could be going down on one time frame but up on another. How is that possible? It's just a matter of perspective. You could see price move down on a 1 minute time frame but that's not so important. Really - traders are look for a trend.

The question could be 'Where is the trend of silver heading?' But even that is not specific enough. The better specific question is, "On X time frame, where is the trend of silver heading?"

Now on a 3 minute time frame the trend may be heading south. Now take a look at the 8hour time frame on this chart. Obviously anybody can see that the trend is heading north. At the most recent edge of price, is an 8H channel.

1. Where price is heading depends on your time frame.
2. Investors will be interested in larger time frames.
3. Gamblers will be interested in small time frames.
4. Trend is more important that price point.

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The pace (or lack of) silver, drifting up could be a flag.
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@dRends35, All a matter of perspective. This is an 'investors' broad view.
Nice work, congratulations. In recent days, the market has started to suddenly price inflation. It was interesting to see that the instruments that used to rise at such times fell sharply (raw materials). My opinion is the same as yours. In the long run, the order will be back. I look forward to the end of corrective movements in the short term.
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