A blank space above or below the price bars on a stock chart left by a sudden spike upward or downward in trading. Gaps are created when the trading price of a security, index or commodity jumps above the high or drops below the low represented in the previous price bar. See Breakaway Gap; Exhaustion Gap; Gap Opening; runaway gap.
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