Candlestick charts are one of the most commonly used technical tools to analyze price patterns. They have been used by traders and investors for centuries to find patterns that may indicate where the price is headed. This article will cover some of the most well-known candlestick patterns with illustrated examples.
If you’d first like to get familiar with reading candlestick charts, check out A Beginner’s Guide to Candlestick Charts.
How to use candlestick patterns
There are countless candlestick patterns that traders can use to identify areas of interest on a chart. These can be used for day trading, swing trading, and even longer-term position trading.