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DEFINITION of 'Double Top'

A term used in technical analysis to describe the rise of a stock, a drop, another rise to the same level as the original rise, and finally another drop.

Double Top

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Double Top'

The double top looks like the letter "M". The twice touched high is considered a resistance level.

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