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DEFINITION of 'Pivot'

A price level established as being significant either because the market fails to penetrate it or because a sudden increase in volume accompanies a move through that price level.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Pivot'

As a technical indicator, the pivot price is similar to resistance or support levels. If the price is exceeded, a breakout is expected to occur.

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