Tweezer Bottom is a two-candle pattern that signifies a potential bullish reversal. The pattern is found during a downtrend. The first candle is long and red, the second candle is green, its lows nearly identical to the low of the previous candle. The virtually identical lows together with the inverted directions hint that bulls might be taking over the market.
The bearish version of the Tweezer Bottom pattern is the Tweezer Top candlestick pattern.
Traditionally, this candlestick pattern is recognized in conjunction with a specific trend direction, i.e. it might be important for the pattern if the price has been generally going up or down. The ‘Detect Trend Based On’ option allows you to specify which of the following methods to use to detect the trend:
By comparing two different SMAs, the 'SMA50, SMA200' option only detects stronger trends. When the trend is weak and the condition above is not met, no patterns will be detected. In contrast, the 'SMA50' option will also detect weaker trends.