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Pivot

Price level established as being significant by market's failure to penetrate or as being significant when a sudden increase in volume accompanies the move through the price level.

Pivot

A price that a security fails to either break above or fall below, or a price that a security reaches when its trading volume increases. If a security breaks above (or falls below) a pivot, it is expected to continue to rise (or fall). See also: Support level, Resistance level.
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Support and resistance levels are then calculated off the pivot point like so:
Over the summer a group of scientists used computer modeling to look at the role of binding pivot point position and release characteristics on ACL strain during a phantom-foot fall.
The resulting pivot points remained virtually the same but the slope changed 63% for NuBlue and 55% for Huntsville from 2001 to 2002.
The bolts and lock nuts at the four pivot points should be loose enough to let the blind sides pivot freely.
CHAPTER 2 Pivot Point Analysis, Filtering Methods, and Moving Averages.
In 1998, he developed his own proprietary trading system and began publishing The Bottom-Line Financial and Futures Newsletter, a weekly commodity publication that incorporates fundamental developments as well as technical analysis that includes the data from his trading system, using pivot points combined with candlesticks.
Designed for installations that require additional flexibility, the SA730 and SA740 feature a three-pivot-point arm, while the SAL730 is Peerless' most versatile option with four pivot points.
The trucks have grease fittings and bushings at all pivot points for easy maintenance.
Designed for installations that require additional flexibility, the SA730 and SA740 feature a two-pivot-point arm, while the SAL730 is Peerless' longest (18") and most versatile option with four pivot points.
The units have lifetime lubricated steel bearings at all pivot points to eliminate the need for greasing or oiling.
It features Jerr-Dan's exclusive No-Lube(TM) system, which includes major pivot points and wear pads that are lubed-for-life.
The safety device's 14 pivot points allow the gate to be easily moved over the pallet and high load height.