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Glossary Term: RESISTANCE

Definition(s) for RESISTANCE:


1. ) refers to an effective upper bound on prices achieved because there are many willing sellers at that price level.

2. ) A level above which prices have had difficulty penetrating.Resumption The reopening the following day of specific futures and optionsmarkets that also trade during the evening session at the Chicago Board ofTrade.

3. ) A term in technical analysis indicating a price area higher than the current stock price where an abundance of supply exists for the stock and therefore the stock may have trouble rising through the price. See also Support.

4. ) A term used in technical analysis to describe a price area at which rising prices are expected to stop or meet increased selling activity. This analysis is based on historic price behavior of the stock.


See Also:
RESISTANCE LEVEL


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