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What is Swing Low and Swing High and How to Identify Them?

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Swing high is a term that refers to the peak that forms when the high of a price is greater than a given number of highs positioned around it.

It is higher than the high on its left and the right side.

Swing low is quite the opposite of swing high.

It is the bottom surround by higher lows positioned around it (on the left and right)

On the example, you have a clear presentation of the swing low and swing high.

The swing low is the lowest position surrounded by two higher lows.

On the other side, swing high is the peak surrounded by a lower high on the left and the right.

As it can be used either for identifying up or down swing moves, here is an example of identifying swing high and swing low in a downtrend.