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  Candlestick chart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A candlestick chart is a style of bar-chart used primarily to describe price movements of an equity over time.
Candlestick charts were developed by Japanese rice traders in the 17th century to have an easy overview of open, high, low and close prices over a certain period.
Candlesticks are usually composed of the body (fl or white), an upper and a lower shadow (wick).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Candlestick_chart   (669 words)

 Introduction to Candlesticks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlesticks with short shadows indicate that most of the trading action was confined near the open and close.
In his book, Candlestick Charting Explained, Greg Morris notes that for a pattern to qualify as a reversal pattern, there should be a prior trend to reverse.
A candlestick that gaps away from the previous candlestick is said to be in star position.
stockcharts.com /education/ChartAnalysis/candlesticks.html   (3595 words)

 Candlesticker by Americanbulls.com - Candlesticks
Candlestick charts display the open, high, low, and closing prices in a format similar to a modern-day bar-chart, but in a manner that extenuates the relationship between the opening and closing prices.
Candlestick charts are simply a new way of looking at prices, they don't involve any calculations.
Candlestick charts are flexible, because candlestick charts can be used alone or in combination with other technical analysis techniques.
www.candlesticker.com   (409 words)

 ALTAVEST Candlestick Charts, Commodity Futures & Options   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlestick charts are on record as being the oldest type of charts used for price prediction.
Candlestick charts are much more visually appealing than a standard two-dimensional bar chart.
Candlestick reversal patterns must be viewed within the context of prior activity to be effective.
www.altavest.com /candlesticks.html   (1857 words)

 Stock Charts Patterns - Candlestick | IQ Chart
A candlestick is a visual representation of price movement during a given period.
A candlestick chart is a group of candlesticks in chronological order.
Candlestick charts can be displayed in historical daily, weekly & monthly charts as well as intraday charts, such as 5-minute and 15-minute intervals.
www.iqchart.com /101/patterns_candle.asp   (204 words)

 TradingDay.com Candlestick Tutorial - Trader's sentiment
One of the greatest values of the candlestick chart is the ability to read market sentiment regarding a stock.
After the close of day 2, you observe the candlestick formed for the day and notice that the real body is small indicating that there was a tug of war between the bears and the bulls.
As you can see the candlestick chart trader has the advantage over the western chart trader in that he can use the signals generated in each candlestick to help foretell the changing sentiments of the market regarding a stock.
www.tradingday.com /c/candlesticks/candlesticks3.html   (566 words)

 Day Trading technical analysis - candlestick chart course
In the Western bar chart as with the Japanese Candlestick chart, it is easy to interpret the overall trend of the stock, but note how much easier it is to interpret change in sentiment on a day to day basis by viewing the change in real body color in the Japanese Candlestick chart.
The green color of the candlestick indicates that the closing price of the stock at the end of the day is higher than the opening price at the beginning of the day.
The candlestick patterns gives the trader excellent clues on when this move is about to take place, and helps the trader time his entry so that he can get in at the very beginning.
www.daytradeusa.com /candlestick_course.htm   (4824 words)

 Stock Chart Technical Indicators and Candlestick Patterns
Candlestick chart patterns are a very popular, and some argue very effective, chart pattern recognition technique.
Candlestick charts (patterns) are on record as being the oldest type of charts used for price prediction.
The candlesticks themselves and the formations they shape were given colorful names by the Japanese traders.
www.vss2000.com /support/iChartPROc.asp   (2008 words)

 BuySellorHold.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlestick charts have been used for centuries in Japan, and have recently been introduced to the United States by Steve Nison, a technical analyst with Merrill Lynch Futures Research.
Each important pattern is highlighted or identified on the chart with green for bullish formations, red for bearish formations, or yellow for formations marking the reversal of a current trend.
It is formed when a white candlestick which gaps higher is followed by a fl candlestick of about the same size which opens within the white real body and closes under the white's real body.
www.buysellorhold.com /Glossary/CandleStick.cfm   (1947 words)

 Samurai Stock Trader: Special Report -- Japanese Candlestick Charts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlesticks are designed to show the yin and yang of the market (or bull and bear, greed and fear, etc.) This report will show you how to use them as a 'trigger' to a trade.
It's obviously a candlestick chart, with 10-day and 50-day moving averages, with a volume study and a stochastic (14, 1, 3).
Chart reading is the most important component of any trading system you decide to utilize.
www.samuraistocktrader.com /page/sst/specialreports/004?print=1   (1966 words)

 Candlestick Shop
Play of the Day - A graphical display of a daily candlestick chart with a detailed explanation of which candlestick pattern is being formed along with other supporting characteristics inherit in the pattern such as support and resistance.
Play of the Week - A graphical display of a weekly candlestick chart with a detailed explanation of which candlestick pattern is being formed along with other supporting characteristics inherit in the pattern such as support and resistance.
The Candlestick Play Example section is designed to provide the subscriber with educational tips on how to play a candlestick reversal pattern, including entry points, exit points, stop points, and ideal times of the day to trade.
www.candlestickshop.com /free   (415 words)

 Forex Trading System : Candlestick Chart Patterns : Technical Analysis
A name for candlesticks that provide information on their own and feature in a number of important patterns.
A price pattern in candlestick charting that occurs when the market trades significantly lower than its opening, but rallies later in the day to close either above or close to its opening price.
A price pattern in candlestick charting that occurs when a security trades significantly higher after its opening, but gives up most of all of its intraday gain to close well off of its high.
www.eazy-forex.biz /Forex.Charts.html   (332 words)

 Chart Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Introduction to Chart Patterns - A brief review of what chart patterns are, and how to recognize them.
Chart Patterns - A collection of articles describing common chart patterns.
Candlestick Patterns - Bearish Reversals - Detailed descriptions of common bearish reversal candlestick patterns.
stockcharts.com /education/ChartAnalysis   (232 words)

 KavaChart Candlestick Chart Samples
KavaChart Enterprise adds specialty charts from the "kcfinance" package for highly customized solutions, and also includes a number of "contrib" charts that create finance-specific combinations that can be zoomed interactively.
Candlestick charts are used in finance applications to combine a lot of information at a glance.
Like the candlestick chart, an OHLC chart provides a lot of information at a glance: trends, specific period high-low-open-close price data, and volatility for a particular period.
www.ve.com /kavachart/alacarte/applets/finance/FinanceCharts.html   (473 words)

 Amazon.com: Japanese Candlestick Charting - Second Edition: Books: Steve Nison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, 2nd Edition, provides an in-depth explanation of candlestick plotting and analysis, conveying to the reader, in easy-to-understand language, the author’s years of practical experience in this increasingly popular and dynamic approach to market analysis.
This new edition broadens the book’s focus and all new updated charts, and information on several new areas such as day trading and how candlestick charting can be used to improve returns and help decrease market risk.
Whether you are new to candlestick charts or a seasoned pro-the reward will be immediate and long lasting.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0735201811?v=glance   (1435 words)

 Candlestick Charts
With chart formations like Doji, spinning tops, hammers, evening stars, and more, candlestick charting can provide a valuable perspective on the markets you trade.
Candlesticks date back to the 1700's, when they were used for analyzing rice markets.
Some candlestick analysts regard the intraday activity of a market significant in assessing the strength of a reversal pattern.
www.aspenres.com /Documents/AspenGraphics4.0/Candlestick_Charts.htm   (364 words)

 Matheny Enterprises - Candlestick Fundamentals
Candlestick patterns are the basis of the Japanese candlestick technique.
But if the weekly chart shows weekness or the technical indicators are not "timed" with this buy signal, then we may have only found a short-term "pop" in the market.
It is best to follow longer term charts (weekly for end-of-day traders and 15, 30, 60 minute for intra-day traders) to identify longer term trends.
www.ment.com /training/CSFund.htm   (1424 words)

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Candlestick charts show the high, low, open, and close prices for a specific bar interval (each candlestick).
A Tick chart shows every trade in the current security and is displayed in a Line graph style.
The dash on the left of the bar represents the open and the dash on the right represents the close, while the highest and the lowest points of the bar represent the high and the low respectively.
www.cybertrader.com /Platform/ChartingAndScreening/Charts.aspx   (834 words)

 IQ Chart - Real-Time Technical Stock Charts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Japanese candlestick charting, a centuries-old technique used to forecast price behavior, can be used to further the investor's understanding of dozens of frequently reoccurring market scenarios.
Combining candlestick charting techniques with traditional technical approaches creates a powerful formula for the savvy investor.
This page provides an introduction to candlestick charts and descriptions for the complete list of candlestick chart patterns utilized by IQ Chart, IQC's award-winning technical analysis charting software.
www.iqchart.com /education/candle.asp   (112 words)

 StockSavvy.com - day trading advice, books on day trading, and free stock picks.
As you will see, candlestick charting is the most effective way to gauge the sentiments of other traders.
The Japanese candlestick charting techniques established by Homma in measuring market emotions in rice trading are the basis for modern candlestick charting analysis as presented in this article.
One of the greatest values of candlestick charting is the ability to read market sentiment regarding a stock.
stocksavvy.com /su.htm?content=trading_plan_101.htm   (4659 words)

 Candlestick Chart Tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlestick charting originated centuries ago among Japanese rice traders, but has only become popularized in technical analysis in the West in recent years.
The body of a candlestick may be a fl or white, dependent upon the relationship of the open and close to each other.
Trader's interest in charting patterns of consistency in this activity may have given the prognostic application of candlesticks its reliability, as it quickly became one of the most widely used tools of technical analysis.
www.piptrader.com /forex_education/forex_charting/candlestick_chart.asp   (302 words)

 # Japanese pcf candlestick chart patterns TC2005 charting software
Regardless of what type of Candlestick Chart pattern you are looking for, you should find it on our glossary page.
The third section, which is the Single Candlestick Chart patterns, some have either bull or bear designations and some have no designations at all.
The understanding and proper use of Candlestick Chart patterns will increase your investment portfolio many times over to help you establish yourself to be financially independent and reach your goals.
www.renegadesolutions.net /tc2000_candlesticks/index.shtml?=fat   (4207 words)

 FREE RESOURCES - Consistant Profits With Candlestick Chart Patterns
Candlestick signals provide invaluable insights into the direction of a trend.
It is a candlestick signal that indicates a major reversal.
The Candlestick Forum has developed techniques to take advantage of the information conveyed by the signals.
www.candlestickforum.com /candlestick_trading_1.html   (538 words)

 Willow Solutions, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
You can display the same information with a standard bar chart but candlestick charts are more visually appealing and help you recognize trend changes.
With a bar chart you need to really look closely at the price action to see if the close was higher or lower than the open.
Since candlestick charts are one of Excel's standard chart types the process of creating an attractive candlestick chart is quite easy.
www.willowsolutions.com /tips/tips_2002_06.shtml   (440 words)

 Candlestick chart pattern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
One of the best ways to master the art of candlestick pattern reading is to look at candlestick charts on a frequent basis.
Candlestick Charts and co-developer of the software program, The Candlestick Forecaster, using artificial intelligence and computerized pattern recognition.
On a candlestick chart, one can easily see the secession of up days, down days and sudden changes in the stock pattern.
onlineinfosource.com /q/candlestick-chart-pattern.html   (1166 words)

 Introduction To Technical Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Candlestick charts have been around for hundreds of years.
Similar to a bar chart, candlestick charts also display the open, close, daily high and daily low.
This is a bullish pattern - the stock opened at (or near) its low and closed near its high.
www.investopedia.com /university/technical/technical3.asp   (455 words)

 Create a Candlestick Chart
Select the contract for which you want to create a chart.
Keep chart up-to-date: For charts with a time period under two days, checking this box updates the chart in realtime.
By default, chart data is based on regular trading hours.
www.interactivebrokers.com /php/webhelp/Technicals/candlestick.htm   (109 words)

 Stock Charts -- Tradetrek.com
Traders and investors always look at stock charts when they make trading decisions, because those charts contain essential information about the behavior of stock prices.
A line chart is simply a line graph connecting stock prices at different times.
One can see that, compared with the line chart, the bar chart reveals more information about the prices of a stock.
www.tradetrek.com /education/stock_charts.asp   (194 words)

 JMSL Chart Guide: Candlestick Chart
Each candlestick shows the stock's high, low, opening and closing prices.
The Candlestick constructors create two child CandlestickItem nodes.
The width of a candlestick is controlled by the MarkerSize attribute (see Attribute MarkerSize).
www.vni.com /products/imsl/jmsl/v30/chartpg/candlestick.html   (182 words)

 Trading with Japanese Candlestick Signals
Using the candlestick charting information found on over 300 pages on this site, you will learn exactly how to do that, whether stock trading, commodity trading or option trading.
You will be joining an ever-growing group of like-minded candlestick trading experts, each contributing their individual knowledge and research to the Forum.
The intense common-sense benefits of candlestick analysis will make successful investors for those who take the time and effort to apply the concepts derived from this methodology......this is not rocket science!"
www.candlestickforum.com   (679 words)

 Amazon.com: Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques: A Contemporary Guide to the Ancient Investment Techniques of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Reading charts is really just an advanced form of poll taking.
I wouldn't trade without candlestick charts any more readily than I would without streaming quotes.
Candlesticks are becoming more and more popular which is why I highly recommend this book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0139316507?v=glance   (1447 words)

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