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Candlestick analysis focuses on individual candles, pairs or at most triplets, to read signs on where the market is going. The underlying assumption is that all known information is already reflected in the price. The technique is usually combined with support & resistance. Each candle contains information about 4 prices: the high, the low, the open and the close. A candle body reflects the net price movement between open and close while the wicks show reversals that occurred within the timeframe of the candle.

Each candlestick, therefore, provides an easy-to-decipher picture of the price action. The length of the wicks versus the length of the body in combination with whether a candle is bullish or bearish, can be used to determine a signal for the price action to come. Common candlesticks that are used in this analysis are dojis, spinning tops, hammers, engulfing candles, pinbars and inside bars.
CryptoTrendy CryptoTrendy BTCUSD, 1D,
BTCUSD: Being very cautious on this $ 6,000 breakout
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BTCUSD, 1D
Being very cautious on this $ 6,000 breakout

Today will be the day that we broke below our major support : $ 6,000. As we could have expected it, there was a lot of liquidity for longs below 6k. Indeed, a lot of stop losses were triggered when we broke 6k and retail traders market sold (by panic) or to play the breakout. This is a typical move that market makers can take advantage of by pushing the price ...

CryptoTrendy CryptoTrendy BTCUSD, 240, Short ,
BTCUSD: Bulls should breath a little
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BTCUSD, 240 Short
Bulls should breath a little

Bitcoin dumped really hard today. As a lot of people was expecting a break of the $6,000 major support (Bitfinex) and thus opened new shorts as were coming near 6k anticipating a break, bulls defended their support quite well. We made a 4HR bullish Swing Failure Pattern (broke below, closed above) which could indicate that market makers filled their longs below ...

MrRenev MrRenev BTCUSD, 1M, Short ,
BTCUSD: Inside month bear break! Short it to the ground!
258 0 5
BTCUSD, 1M Short
Inside month bear break! Short it to the ground!

Charles Ponzi here. You might have read in the Fitchburg Sentinel of July 31, 1920 I would not reveal my business secrets. Well today, nearly 97 years and 11 months later, I finally decided to let you know my secret. It is going with the trend and looking at signals that work out very often, and looking at high time frames, the higher the TF the better the ...

UbaidKhanhere UbaidKhanhere ETCUSD, 120, Short ,
ETCUSD: Bearish Divergence?
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ETCUSD, 120 Short
Bearish Divergence?

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Blasterh22 Blasterh22 EURNZD, 240, Long ,
EURNZD: Range breakout
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EURNZD, 240 Long
Range breakout

Engulfing pattern formation after breakout. All of this part of a bigger, weekly range.

DanBrooks123 DanBrooks123 PHM, 1D, Long ,
PHM: Look for Inverse H&S confirmation for Bullish Reversal
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PHM, 1D Long
Look for Inverse H&S confirmation for Bullish Reversal

Looking for bulls to push PHM back to $29.12 + this afternoon and bullish confirmation on 25-June. Hoping restest is for a higher low (no lower than $28.79) to finish right shoulder. Purchase at neckline. 30 Day Price target $31.45, stop loss at $28.62.

TheWolfofPoloniex TheWolfofPoloniex BTCUSDT, 1D, Short ,
BTCUSDT: Price Action Trading Muh BTC
1037 5 22
BTCUSDT, 1D Short
Price Action Trading Muh BTC

Lets get rid of all the noise... all the trends... all the indicators... And lets trade some good o' fashion Price Action. Spinning Top closed on the daily. >>Dump it.

krugman25 krugman25 EURCAD, 1D, Long ,
EURCAD: EURCAD - inside bar/fake-out from key support
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104 0 7
EURCAD, 1D Long
EURCAD - inside bar/fake-out from key support

An inside bar/fake-out setup formed in the EURCAD minor pair last week. These types of setups can be very powerful false break signals where large numbers of retail traders were tricked into going one direction and price immediately whips in the other direction, trapping these traders. That can provide strong movement in the other direction as these traders are ...

krugman25 krugman25 AUDCAD, 1D, Long ,
AUDCAD: AUDCAD - Inside bar / fake-out pattern off of near term support
09:55
91 0 5
AUDCAD, 1D Long
AUDCAD - Inside bar / fake-out pattern off of near term support

An inside bar has formed off of a near term support level. Price is consolidating in the long term but in the short term there is some price bullishness. This pattern formed after a small pullback and could set us up for the next leg higher. As soon as price breaks out of the mother candle I will begin moving my mental stop up at logical points and ride this as ...

Rcadan88 Rcadan88 IQ, 1D, Long ,
IQ: IQ
185 1 3
IQ, 1D Long
IQ

Fib Targets on IQ, Buy these dips

MarcPMarkets MarcPMarkets ETHUSD, 1440,
ETHUSD: ETHUSD: Lower High Obvious But Don't Ignore Support Zone.
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ETHUSD, 1440
ETHUSD: Lower High Obvious But Don't Ignore Support Zone.

ETHUSD update: Price has reached the bearish trend line and is now hesitating. This is not unusual and was expected, that is why we placed our swing trade target at 540. The question is: what is price more likely to do from here? Lower low? Higher low? Or continuation higher? In case you have not been following our swing trade on S.C., it reached its 55 point ...

mrsceleste mrsceleste EURJPY, 60, Short ,
EURJPY: EUR/JPY SHORT IDEA
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EURJPY, 60 Short
EUR/JPY SHORT IDEA

EURJPY short idea; pullbacks at every fib level thus far; possible three touch on trendline. Long term outlook to possible 125.00 price area.

ForexForensic ForexForensic USDJPY, 240,
USDJPY: USDJPY H4
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USDJPY, 240
USDJPY H4

The price loves a strong trendline! Do you see how it comes back for a retest after the break? Magnetic attraction at its finest!

FXLeaders FXLeaders AUDUSD, 240, Short ,
AUDUSD: An Opportunity to Short UD/USD Arises
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AUDUSD, 240 Short
An Opportunity to Short UD/USD Arises

The trend of the last two weeks is really bearish for AUD/USD. Although, a retrace up has occurred in the US session. That retrace looks almost complete now for four reasons: 1. Stochastic is almost overbought 2. There is some decent resistance below 0.74 3. The previous candlestick is a small bearish reversing signal 4. Most importantly, the 20 SMA is providing ...

Benji Benji AA, 1D, Long ,
AA: Long AA via calls
23 1 4
AA, 1D Long
Long AA via calls

3x Aug17 $45 calls for $2.68. Stop: 43.92 Target: 49.95

Blasterh22 Blasterh22 NZDUSD, 1D, Long ,
NZDUSD: Range play
74 0 4
NZDUSD, 1D Long
Range play

Pin bar at support. Wait for candle close to enter.

Blasterh22 Blasterh22 GBPCHF, 240, Long ,
GBPCHF: Range play
29 0 2
GBPCHF, 240 Long
Range play

Engulfing pattern at support

Blasterh22 Blasterh22 EURCAD, 240, Long ,
EURCAD: Range breakout
52 0 2
EURCAD, 240 Long
Range breakout

Engulfing pattern after breakout

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