Define: Exhaustion Gap

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Definition: Exhaustion Gap


Full Definition of Exhaustion Gap

Exhaustion Gap is a technical term describing that the stock’s price opens up on a gap from the prior day’s high close marking the end of a bullish trend.

An Exhaustion Gap occurs at the end of a strong upward movement in stock price. The gap is filled in after a period of time.

Exhaustion Gap Interpretation

Technical analysts consider a prolonged trend is near an end when an Exhaustion Gap occurs.  A correction is likely.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Exhaustion Gap are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 22nd March 2020.