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Breakout




A movement by a stock or commodity above an established resistance zone or below an established support, or above an established previous top or below a bottom.


Additional Comments:

A rise in price of the security above a resistance level (commonly its previous high price) or a drop below a level of support (commonly the former lowest price.) It can be used as a buy or sell indicator.

Related Terms:

Support
A price level at which a stock or market begins seeing increasing demand or buying interest. It ...

Resistance Level
A term used in technical analysis indicating a speciļ¬c price level at which analysis concludes people ...

Breakaway Gap
A type of gap in trading in which the price range moves above or below the ...





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