ADX staying below 20 level — there is no trend or the trend is weak. ADX moving above 20 level — order flow scalping strategy in forex is strong.
ADX passing 40 level — trend is extreme. ADX value rising — trend is going stronger, falling — trend is weakening. DI stays on top of -DI — uptrend is in place. DI — downtrend is in place.
Two DI cross — trend is changing. ADX advices on the strength of the dominant forces that move market prices here and now. In other words, ADX advices on trend tendencies: whether the trend is going to continue and strengthen or it is about to lose its positions. The author of Average Directional Index J. ADX are not an easy to take a grasp of from the first look, many Forex traders avoid using ADX in favor of more visually comprehensive indicators.