A pivot point is a technical analysis indicator used to determine support and resistance. A pivot point is calculated based on OHLC (Open, High, Low, and Close) Data. Today’s intraday levels are based on previous day’s OHLC data.
Pivot Points are theoretical support and resistance levels based on the previous day’s open, high, low and close values: PP,R1,R2,R3,S1,S2,S3. PP is the Pivot Point, R1,R2,R3 are resistance levels, and S1,S2 and S3 are support levels. They are only valid as support and resistance levels for intraday trading. Pivot Levels can be calculated based on Classic, Camarilla or Woodie based formulae. Continue reading