In This Chapter
Going over a few specific patterns
Making sense of a series of patterns
Candlestick charting displays the price bar in a graphically different way from the standard bars described in Chapter 2 of Book X:
This chapter breaks down the components of a candlestick and covers those candlesticks and combinations that stand out the most from the dozens that exist.
The candlestick form emphasizes the open and the close (see Figure 3-1). The open and the close mark the top and bottom of a box, named the real body. A thin vertical line at the top and bottom of the real body, named the shadow, shows the high and the low.