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How to play the market gap ups and gap downs

Gaps are the space between the open and the closing prices of two consecutive days and such gaps normally get filled.

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One of the common terms you must have in markets quite often is a gap up or a gap down. Gaps are the space between the open and the closing prices of two consecutive days and such gaps normally get filled. Hence it is an important indicator to the trader in identifying the trading opportunities on the stock. To be precise, a gap is essentially a change in prices levels between the close and the open of two consecutive days. Here we are referring to two consecutive trading days. Gap analysis is retrospective in nature as it requires confirmation that is only available after the price ...