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Basic Candles
Short White Candlestick

This candlstick implies a relatively weak buying pressure with a limited price movement. More Info.

White Candlestick

This candlestick implies normal buying pressure, and shows that prices advanced during the day from open to close and the buyers were in control. More Info.

Long White Candlestick

This candlestick implies normal buying pressure, and shows that prices advanced during the day from open to close and the buyers were in control. More Info.

White Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bullishness and is characterized by a long white body having no shadows on either end. More Info.

White Opening Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bullishness and it is characterized with a long white body that has an upper shadow but no lower shadow. More Info.

White Closing Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bullishness and it is characterized with a long white body that has a lower shadow but no upper shadow. More Info.

Short Black Candlestick

This candlestick implies a relatively weak selling pressure with a limited price movement. More Info.

Black Candlestick

This candlestick implies normal selling pressure, and shows that prices declined during the day from open to close and the sellers were in control. More Info.

Long Black Candlestick

This candlestick implies relatively strong selling pressure, and shows that prices declined during the day significantly from open to close and the sellers were aggressive. More Info.

Black Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bearishness and is characterized by a long black body having no shadows on either end. More Info.

Black Opening Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bearishness and it is characterized with a long black body that has a lower shadow but no upper shadow. More Info.

Black Closing Marubozu

This candlestick represents extreme bearishness and it is characterized with a long black body that has an upper shadow but no lower shadow. More Info.

Doji

This candlestick is formed when the opening and closing prices are virtually equal. More Info.

White Spinning Top

This candlestick has a tiny white body with upper and lower shadows that have a greater length than the body. It is accepted as a type of Doji. More Info.

Black Spinning Top

This candlestick has a tiny black body with upper and lower shadows that have a greater length than the body. It too is accepted as a type of Doji. More Info.

Four Price Doji

This candlestick is simply a horizontal line that has no upper and lower shadows. More Info.

Long Legged Doji

This candlestick is a Doji with very long shadows. More Info.

Dragonfly Doji

This candlestick is a type of Doji characterized with no upper shadow but a long lower shadow. More Info.

Gravestone Doji

This candlestick is a type of Doji characterized with no lower shadow but a long upper shadow. More Info.