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Definition of

head and shoulders

Markets

graph showing three rallies in firm's stock price a pattern in a graph plotting a company's stock price which resembles the silhouette of a person's head and shoulders (three rises and falls, with the most pronounced rise and fall in the middle). Analysts see this pattern as an indication of an impending larger fall in price.

Definitions of ’head and shoulders’ and meaning of ’head and shoulders’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’head and shoulders’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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