Saucer

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Saucer'

A technical charting formation that indicates that a stock's price has reached its low and that the downward trend has come to a close.

Saucer

BREAKING DOWN 'Saucer'

Saucer formations will exhibit very low volume figures at the point when the stock's price was the lowest.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Indicator

    Indicators are statistics used to measure current conditions ...
  2. Inverse Saucer

    A technical chart formation that indicates the stock's price ...
  3. Technical Analysis

    A method of evaluating securities by analyzing statistics generated ...
  4. Fintech

    Fintech is a portmanteau of financial technology that describes ...
  5. Intraday Momentum Index (IMI)

    A technical indicator that combines aspects of candlestick analysis ...
  6. Mass Index

    A form of technical analysis that looks at the range between ...
Related Articles
  1. Chart Advisor

    3 Ways to Trade the Rising Volatility

    With volatility increasing in the markets, many are turning to these three volatility-capturing exchange-traded products.
  2. Chart Advisor

    Big Double Top Patterns On the Verge of Breaking

    These stocks have created big double top chart patterns, and are on the verge of breaking the patterns to the downside--a bearish signal.
  3. Chart Advisor

    Gold Struggles to Climb Higher and May Fall Soon

    Traders will be watching the price of gold over the coming weeks. We'll take a look at how a couple major moving averages are suggesting that the next move could be lower.
  4. Technical Indicators

    Use Market Volume Data to Determine a Bottom

    Market bottoms often carve out classic volume patterns that let observant traders make fast and accurate calls.
  5. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETF Analysis: First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5

    Take a closer look at the First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF, a unique and innovative fund of funds based on momentum and relative strength.
  6. Charts & Patterns

    Understand How Square Works before the IPO

    Square is reported to have filed for an IPO. For interested investors wondering how the company makes money, Investopedia takes a look at its business.
  7. Technical Indicators

    4 Ways to Find a Penny Stock Worth Millions

    Thinking of trading in risky penny stocks? Use this checklist to find bargains, not scams.
  8. Trading Strategies

    Who Actually Trades or Invests In Penny Stocks?

    Although penny stocks are highly speculative, millions of people trade them daily. Here are 10 different types who do.
  9. Chart Advisor

    4 Stocks Still Flashing Buy Signals

    In the midst of volatility and a big market sell-off last week, these stocks are flashing buy signals.
  10. Technical Indicators

    Understanding Trend Analysis

    Trend analysis is the use of past performance to predict future price movement of a security.
RELATED FAQS
  1. How are Saucer patterns interpreted by analysts and traders?

    Saucer patterns are U-shaped formations that indicate the market bottom for the underlying asset. Most analysts and traders ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. How do I implement a forex strategy when spotting a Saucer Pattern?

    A forex trading strategy that seeks to profit from the trend change signaled by the appearance of a saucer pattern, also ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. How effective is creating trade entries after spotting a Saucer pattern?

    The saucer is considered a fairly reliable reversal pattern, so it provides a good basis for the creation of an effective ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. How do I build a profitable strategy when spotting a Saucer pattern?

    The saucer, or rounding bottom, pattern is considered a highly reliable reversal pattern. However, because it is a long-term ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Tame Panic Selling with the Exhausted Selling Model

    The exhausted selling model is a pricing strategy used to identify and trade based off of the price floor of a security. ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. Point and Figure Charting Using Count Analysis

    Count analysis is a means of interpreting point and figure charts to measure vertical price movements. Technical analysts ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Bubble Theory

    A school of thought that believes that the prices of assets can temporarily rise far above their true values and that these ...
  2. Stock Market Crash

    A rapid and often unanticipated drop in stock prices. A stock market crash can be the result of major catastrophic events, ...
  3. Financial Crisis

    A situation in which the value of financial institutions or assets drops rapidly. A financial crisis is often associated ...
  4. Election Period

    The period of time during which an investor who owns an extendable or retractable bond must indicate to the issuer whether ...
  5. Shanghai Stock Exchange

    The largest stock exchange in mainland China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange is a nonprofit organization run by the China Securities ...
  6. Dead Cat Bounce

    A temporary recovery from a prolonged decline or bear market, followed by the continuation of the downtrend. A dead cat bounce ...
Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!