resistance level


resistance level
noun or resistance area
: a price level on a rising market at which a security resists further advance due to increased attractiveness of the price to potential sellers

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Stock Exchange.
a point at which the rise in price of a specific stock is arrested due to more substantial selling than buying. Also called resistance.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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