Bearish Candlestick Patterns

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Definition: Bearish Candlestick Patterns



Full Definition of Bearish Candlestick Patterns


Bearish candlestick patterns consist of 1, 2, 3 or more candlesticks in a pattern that is associated with a future bearish price move. Used in isolation, bearish candlestick patterns generally do not provide a significant trading advantage. However, they may prove to be a powerful tool when used in conjunction with other indicators.

One Candlestick

  • Bearish Trend Reversal:  Bearish Marubozo, Hanging Man and Shooting Star.

Two Candlestick Patterns

  • Bearish Trend Reversal Patterns:  Bearish Belt HoldBearish Engulfing PatternBearish Harami, Dark Cloud Cover, Bearish Doji Star* and Bearish Harami Cross*.

Three Candlestick Patterns

  • Bearish Continuation Patterns: Downside Tasuki Gap*.

         * Requires confirmation on the day following the bearish candlestick pattern.

  • Bearish Trend Reversal Patterns: Bearish Abandoned Baby, Evening Doji Star, Evening Star, Three Black Crows and Upside Gap Two Crows.

Four or More Candlestick Patterns

  • Bearish Continuation Patterns: Falling Three Methods.

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Bearish Candlestick Patterns are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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