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Forex Glossary

The Industry's Most Important Terms Explained

The forex industry is made up of countless definitions and it's easy to forget a few along the way. But because no forex education can be complete without a glossary of forex terms, we've compiled one which aims at explaining key definitions in the simplest way possible. This way, you'll never be lost or confused again!


Island Reversal

Near the end of an uptrend, a final gap known as exhaustion gap will appear on the price chart to alert the end of the trend and the beginning of a brief, narrow sideways movement. A breakaway gap to the downside this time, will end the sideways movement and signal a trend reversal. The price pattern, isolated by the two gaps, is known as Island Reversal.

Category: Technical Analysis

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