DEFINITION of 'Channel'

1. The system of intermediaries between the producers, suppliers, consumers, etcetera, for the movement of a good or service.

2. The technical range between support and resistance levels that a stock price has traded in for a specific period of time.



1) There are different types and flavors of channels. Examples are sale channels, distribution channels, Internet channels, and so forth.

2) A breakout of a technical channel is seen as a bullish (on an upward breakout) or bearish signal (on a downward breakout).

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