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The Stick Sandwich Candlestick Pattern + Chart Examples

Candlestick patterns have been around for centuries. They are very useful in finding reversals and continuation patterns on charts. While we...

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Volume Candlesticks – How to Trade with this Powerful Indicator

Volume candlesticks may sound a bit odd at first. After all, most of us are used to seeing price candlesticks separate from volume bars below on a...

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The Shooting Star Candlestick Pattern & the Hammer Candlestick pattern

The shooting star is a single bearish candlestick pattern that is common in technical analysis. The candle falls into the “hammer” group and is a...

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4 Powerful Harami Candlestick Trading Strategies

The Harami candlestick pattern is usually considered more of a secondary candlestick pattern. These are not as powerful as the formations we went...

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The Abandoned Baby Candlestick Trading Pattern: Bullish & Bearish

We have discussed a number of candlestick patterns on the Tradingsim blog. If you haven’t checked out our other resources be sure to do so, you’ll...

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Stars, Dojis, and Abandoned Babies — Powerful Reversal Strategies

Candlestick patterns can have some crazy names sometimes. Stars, dojis, and abandoned babies? The Japanese were fond of naming candlestick patterns...

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Three White Soldiers: 3 Things You Must Consider Before Trading

The Three White Soldiers pattern is a popular bullish candlestick pattern. It is fairly easy for most traders to spot in real time given the 3 large...

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8 Best Bearish Candlestick Patterns for Day Trading [Free Cheat Sheet!]

Recently, we discussed the general history of candlesticks and their patterns in a prior post. We also have a great tutorial on the most reliable...

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Doji: Bullish or Bearish? + Spinning Top, & Harami Indecision Candles

Ever wonder, "What is a doji candlestick pattern?" Is a doji candle bullish or bearish? How about a spinning top? Our goal in this tutorial is to...

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How to Day Trade the Bearish Gravestone Doji Reversal Candlestick

The doji candlestick is one of the most common candlestick reversal patterns you will find in the market. The Gravestone Doji is a variation of this...

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