|By Nathan Young|
October 30, 2017
Candlestick patterns are great ways to alert yourself to potential shifts in the market. Before going deeper, this particular pattern may be easier to understand if you read over what a marubozu candle is. As you can guess by looking at the title, this particular pattern contains three candles that are similar in nature and signal a potential bearish shift in the market.
Looking at the setup, we begin with the first candle that is long in body and has a minimal upper wick with minimal lower wick. The next candle is exactly the same followed with the third candle. What this typically signifies in the market is that there is bears in the market that are pushing price lower with minimal resistance. What is a good measure to take a look at would be volume levels and the amount of money flowing into the market. This could mean there are more people believing that this move is warranted and others will follow.
Candlestick patterns are not meant to be one hundred percent accurate, but rather an indication that the market may be shifting. Everyone trades and invests in their own way and any addition to your strategy should fit well. MacroAxis has many tools and research help to give you that extra edge that could boost your abilities. The three identical crows is an easy pattern to spot due to the nature of the formation and can allow you to position yourself to succeed.