Define: Pattern

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Definition: Pattern



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Full Definition of Pattern


Pattern, in the context of technical analysis, is the distinctive formation created by the movement of security prices on a chart. It is identified by a line connecting common price points (closing prices, highs, lows) over a period of time. Chartists try to identify patterns to try to anticipate the future price direction. The pattern is also known as “trading pattern”.


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Synonyms For Pattern


Trading Pattern


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Pattern 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: 23rd March, 2020