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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Tue Jul 8, 2014 08:27 AM CDT

A price gap is defined as an area on a bar chart where no trade has occurred. If you look closely at the attached November soybean weekly chart, the red circle shows that such an area exists between last week's low of $11.32 and this past Monday's high of $11.29 1/2. The question market bulls and bears must now debate is what type of gap is it?

Gaps are classified into four different types.

The first, a common gap, is inconsequential and usually ignored by chart analysts due to their tendency to occur during low volume trade. Initial analysis would ...

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