Copper May Be Offering a Trading Opportunity With Its Cross Above Its 20 Moving Average

The Hourly View for Copper

  • At the time of this writing, HG1’s price is up $0.01 (0.2%) from the hour prior.
  • The hourly chart shows that Copper has seen 2 straight up hours.
  • As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 hour timeframe.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on Copper. Given that we see an uptrend on the 20 and 10 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the hourly chart is that the 200 and 50 hour moving averages have been crossed, so that price is now turning above them. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

Copper’s hourly price chart is shown below.

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The Daily View for Copper

  • At the moment, HG1’s price is down $-0.06 (-1.33%) from the day prior.
  • This is a reversal of the price action on the previous day, in which price moved up.
  • As for the trend on the daily timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 day timeframe.
  • Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the daily chart is that the 100 and 20 day moving averages have been crossed, so that price is now turning below them. The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

Below is a daily price chart of Copper.

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