Pullback


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Pullback

The downward reversal of a prolonged upward price trend.
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Pullback

In a price uptrend, a security's retreat from its previous high. A pullback may be a signal that the uptrend is ending and may be taken as a sign to sell. On the other hand, the pullback may be temporary and the uptrend could continue. In that case, it may be taken as a sign to buy. The meaning of a pullback depends on other technical indicators.
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Binger sees these pullbacks as a buying opportunity.
In Section 2, we recall some abstract results on pullback attractors and give the main result.
Given last week's performance the odds for a pullback lower look to be increasing.
They wrote: "A major pullback in oil prices could have a concentrated effect on the S&P energy and industrials sectors, with perhaps further sentiment knock-on effects After WTI's brief pullback from its peak last month, it may be time to at least consider this possibility".
So far this year, "defensive" stocks--those that are less sensitive to economic growth--such as those in the health care and consumer staples sectors, have led the markets higher, and they historically outperform more economically sensitive sectors during a pullback. However, the data may now be signaling a meaningful and durable shift in the market favoring the more economically sensitive sectors that we call "cyclicals," which includes technology, industrials, consumer discretionary and materials.--"The Rally Is Getting Old, but a New Trend May Be Emerging," LPL Weekly Commentary
(b) D is stable under pullback: that is, given a pullback square
SmarTrend has the shares in an Uptrend and expects the share price to pullback toward the $37.38 support level.
Mr Maliki told leaders from the ethnic Turkmen community, reiterating a warning that insurgents were likely to try to take advantage of the US pullback to launch more attacks: "Don't lose heart if a breach of security occurs here or there."
To ease the delivery pullback into effect, the newspaper is making its Herald-Tribune E-Edition available for free online through Aug.
With AutoDrill, the D16x20 is able to monitor changing conditions with preset rotation, thrust and pullback pressures and automatically adjusts the bore or pullback speed as necessary.
But no serious technical damage was done, signaling the sharp pullback is nothing more than a bull-market correction--so far.
Given Wall Street's robust performance in recent months, a pullback in which investors consolidate gains was not unexpected.