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Candlestick Patterns

Get to grips with candlestick charts and explore the most reliable patterns for a greater understanding of price action.

Single Candle Patterns

Master the basics of candlestick trading with our guidance on how to read candlesticks, as well as navigating single patterns from the Bullish Hammer to the Shooting Star and more.
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How to Read a Candlestick Chart

Learn how to read and interpret candlestick charts for day trading, with top strategies and tips.
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Top 10 Candlestick Patterns To Trade the Markets

Discover the 10 most reliable candlestick patterns for trading the financial markets.
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Forex Candlesticks: A Complete Guide for Forex Traders

Trading forex using candlestick charts is a useful skill to have and can be applied to all markets
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Hammer Candlestick Patterns: A Trader’s Guide

Learn how to use the hammer candlestick pattern to spot a bullish reversal in the markets.
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Trading the Bullish Hammer Candle

A bullish hammer is a single candle pattern that hints at a turn during an established downtrend.
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How to Trade Shooting Star Candlestick Patterns

Learn how to trade the Shooting Star; a reversal pattern commonly used by FX traders.
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Trading the Inverted Hammer Candle

The inverted hammer candle is a handy tool to spot bullish reversals in the market.
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How to Trade Reversals with the Hanging Man Pattern

Find out how the Hanging Man candle indicates a potential trend reversal to the downside.
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How to Trade the Doji Candlestick Pattern

The Doji candlestick, or Doji star, is a unique candle that reveals indecision in the forex market.
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Top 5 Types of Doji Candlesticks

Discover how Doji patterns are formed and how to identify 5 of the most commonly traded types.
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Trading with the Spinning Top Candlestick

Often associated with indecision in the market, Spinning Tops offer valuable supporting information.
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Two Candle Patterns

This section explores two candle patterns, with in-depth information on identifying and utilizing formations such as Bullish and Bearish Engulfing, Harami candlesticks, Piercing Line and more.
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Engulfing Candle Patterns & How to Trade Them

Learn how to use the engulfing candlestick pattern to spot reversals in the markets.
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Trading the Bullish Engulfing Candle

The bullish engulfing pattern is an easy to spot price action tool useful for any trading strategy.
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Trading with the Bearish Engulfing Candle

Find out why a bearish engulfing pattern is one of the best ways to spot and trade reversal signals.
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Harami Candlestick Patterns: A Trader’s Guide

The Harami candlestick pattern is used in forex trading to identify trend reversals or extensions.
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Trading Reversals with the Harami Candlestick

Learn how to use Harami reversal candlesticks to identify a clear bias and risk points.
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Trading the Bullish Harami Pattern

The Bullish Harami is a popular forex trend reversal and continuation pattern.
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How to Trade with the Bearish Harami

The Bearish Harami is a reversal pattern appearing at the top of an uptrend.
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How to Trade with the Piercing Line Pattern

Learn to trade the Piercing Line; a bullish reversal pattern located at the bottom of a downtrend.
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How to Trade the Dark Cloud Cover Candlestick

The Dark Cloud Cover pattern is used to spot reversals and achieve favorable risk to reward ratios.

Three Candle Patterns

Learn how to trade three candle patterns, including the Morning Star and Evening Star which signal possible reversals in FX markets.
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Morning Star Candlestick: A Forex Trader’s Guide

Signalling a bottom in the market and possible reversal, the Morning Star is a useful FX tool.
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How to Trade the Evening Star Candlestick Pattern

A popular forex trading pattern, the Evening Star signals a top in the market and possible reversal.

Candlestick Patterns for Experienced Traders

Hone your knowledge of more complex candlestick patterns, Long Wicks and Inside bars, with our in-depth advice for more experienced traders.
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How to Trade with Long Wick Candles

Trading candle wicks is often overlooked but it can be a great addition to a trader’s repertoire.
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How to Trade the Inside Bar Pattern

Incorporating the inside bar strategy within a trading system can enhance market analysis technique.