The Trader 

Markets by candlelight

The Trader

Like fundamental analysts, us technical analysts don’t usually make decisions based on one data point only. Rather, we use a series of indicators, patterns and oscillators to decide whether to buy, sell or stand aside; then we look at similar and related markets to see whether the ideas back each other up. Every now and again such a powerful signal appears that it overrides the rest. This is at its clearest in candlesticks when markets are gyrating wildly.

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