Define: Resistance Level

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Definition: Resistance Level



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Full Definition of Resistance Level


Resistance Level is a stock price level at which a chartist believes a stock will have difficulty exceeding.

Application of Resistance Level

A resistance level is a level at which the stock price has had difficulty breaking through historically.  It is thought of as the level at which a lot of traders tend to exit long positions in the stock, or sell short.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Resistance Level 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