Low Of Day (LOD)

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Definition of 'Low Of Day (LOD)'

Low Of Day is the lowest price traded at in a given day. The shorthand used for this is LOD.

The same security can have different LOD's depending on the trader's perspective. If a trader is looking at a symbol that has an RTH session as well as an Overnight Session then the LOD could be different to the LOD created by the 24-hour trading session.

The LOD and it's opposite, the High Of Day (HOD) are important because these are the extremes of the market and being able to pre-determine and forecast either of these values will result in profitable targets or entry points. Being able to determine both LOD and HOD is extremely profitable as it would mean that your potential profit is the same as the range of the day.

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