The prevailing directional movement of the price of an asset when it is declining. The technical description of a downtrend consists of a Series of lower highs and lower lows, resulting in a continual downward slope on a price chart. A downtrend is a valuable trading opportunity for a Forex Trader that can identify it in a timely way and establish a short position.
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