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

The Hourly View for Copper

  • Currently, HG1’s price is down $0 (-0.05%) from the hour prior.
  • This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move up.
  • If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 hour timeframe.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a pin bar candlestick pattern on Copper. Given that we see downtrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • 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

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  • It’s been a feast for bears operating on the daily timeframe, as Copper has now gone down 28 of the past 30 days.
  • From a daily perspective, the market looks fairly choppy; clear trends aren’t showing up on the 20, 50 and 100 day timeframes.
  • Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the daily chart is that the 100, 20 and 50 day moving averages have been crossed, with price now being below them. The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a bullishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bullish alignment — meaning the shorter durations are above the longer duration averages, implying a sound upward trend.
  • Divergence between HG1’s price and its RSI may be manifesting. As such, be on the lookout for trend reversal in HG1’s price.

Below is a daily price chart of Copper.

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