R3 and S3 are considered to be clear indicators of the maximum range of extreme volatility, though it is possible to pass them through. Pivot lines work well on the sideways markets, as the prices are most likely to be located between the R1 and S1 lines.
Within a strong trend the price is expected to be lower than the pivot point line and continue the movement. If the breaking news released may affect the market, the price is likely to go straight through R1 or S1 and even reach R2 & R3 or S2 & S3. Read more