As of 04/19/2021
  Indus: 34,078 -123.04 -0.4%  
  Trans: 14,799 -120.71 -0.8%  
  Utils: 921 -2.88 -0.3%  
  Nasdaq: 13,915 -137.57 -1.0%  
  S&P 500: 4,163 -22.21 -0.5%  
YTD
 +11.3%  
 +18.3%  
 +6.5%  
 +8.0%  
 +10.8%  
  Targets    Overview: 04/15/2021  
  Up arrow34,800 or 32,900 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow15,200 or 14,000 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow950 or 885 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow15,000 or 12,900 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow4,400 or 3,900 by 05/01/2021
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 3/25/21
As of 04/19/2021
  Indus: 34,078 -123.04 -0.4%  
  Trans: 14,799 -120.71 -0.8%  
  Utils: 921 -2.88 -0.3%  
  Nasdaq: 13,915 -137.57 -1.0%  
  S&P 500: 4,163 -22.21 -0.5%  
YTD
 +11.3%  
 +18.3%  
 +6.5%  
 +8.0%  
 +10.8%  
  Targets    Overview: 04/15/2021  
  Up arrow34,800 or 32,900 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow15,200 or 14,000 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow950 or 885 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow15,000 or 12,900 by 05/01/2021
  Up arrow4,400 or 3,900 by 05/01/2021
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 3/25/21

Bulkowski on the Top 10 Performing Candlesticks

 

The information on this page is derived from my book, Encyclopedia of Candlestick ChartsEncyclopedia of Candlestick Charts book., pictured on the right.

Once you click on a link, you will be taken to a page describing the candlestick. The glossary defines the terms used on the individual candlestick pages, but the black arrow on the figure shows which way price usually moves after the candlestick pattern ends.

The top 10 performing candlesticks appear below, based on their overall performance rank in both bull and bear markets.

-- Thomas Bulkowski

 

Image of a bearish three line strike candlestick
1. (best) Three line strike, bearish
84% bullish reversal
Image of a bullish three line strike candlestick
2. Three line strike, bullish
65% bearish reversal
Image of a three black crows candle
3. Three black crows

78% bearish reversal

Image of an evening star candle
4. Evening star

72% bearish reversal

Image of a upside Tasuki gap candle
5. Upside Tasuki gap
57% bullish continuation
Image of an inverted hammer
6. Hammer, inverted

65% bearish continuation

Image of a matching low candle
7. Matching low

61% bearish continuation

Image of a bullish abandoned baby candlestick
8. Abandoned baby, bullish

70% bullish reversal

Image of a two black gapping candle
9. Two black gapping
68% bearish continue
Image of a bearish breakaway candlestick
10. Breakaway, bearish

63% bearish reversal

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