Bullish Stick Sandwich

The Bullish Stick Sandwich is a three candle reversal pattern occuring during a downtrend. The first candle is long bodied, black and closes near it’s high. The second candle is white, gaps open higher and closes above the open of the prior candle. The third candle is black, engulfs the second candlestick and closes at … Read more

Identical Three Crows

Identical Three Crows is a three candlestick bearish reversal pattern occuring during an uptrend. The first candle is long bodied and black. The second and third candles open at the close of the previous candle in the series.

Two Crows

Two crows is a three candlestick bearish reversal pattern that occurs during an uptrend. The first candle is long bodied and white. The second candle gaps higher and closes near it’s low. The third candle in the series opens inside the body of the second candle and closes lower, filling the gap between the first … Read more

Bearish Kicking

Bearish Kicking is a two candlestick reversal pattern. The pattern occurs during an uptrend, beginning with a black Marubozu candlestick. The second candlestick gaps below the close of the first and is a white Marubozu.

Bullish Kicking

Bullish Kicking is a two candlestick reversal pattern. The pattern occurs during an downtrend, beginning with a black Marubozu candlestick. The second candlestick gaps above the close of the first and is a white Marubozu.

Bearish Three Outside Down

Three Outside Down is a three candlestick bearish reversal pattern. The pattern occurs in an uptrend and begins with a candle in the direction of the trend. The second candle’s real body engulfs the first days body. The third candle closes lower than the previous candle.

Bearish Three Inside Down

The Bearish Three Inside Down pattern occurs during a uptrend. The first two days are a Bearish Harami, where the second candle is contained withing the body of the larger candle. The third, confirming candlestick is black and has a lower close than the second candlestick.

Bullish Three Inside Up

The bullish Three Inside Up reversal pattern occurs during a downtrend. The first two candles are a Bullish Harami, a two day pattern that has a small body day completely contained within vertical range of the previous larger candle’s body. This formation suggest that the previous trend is coming to an end. The smaller the … Read more

Bearish Breakaway Pattern

The Bearish Breakaway pattern is a five candle reversal formation that occurs during an uptrend. The first candle in the formation is long and white. The second candle is also long gaps away from the first in the direction of the trend. The third candle can be either color, but does not show a change … Read more