Tweezer Top Candlestick Pattern

The Tweezer Top candlestick pattern is a powerful bearish candlestick reversal pattern.

It consists of two candles. It occurs in an uptrend siginfying that the end of the uptrend is near and the beginning of the downtrend is in progress.

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For the candlestick reversal pattern to be confirmed as the Tweezer Top Candlestick Pattern following criteria must be fulfilled:

  1. This reversal pattern must occur in an uptrend.

  2. This reversal pattern must consists of two candles.

  3. The two candle bodies can be either each of a bullish and a bearish candle or both of the same type.

  4. Both the candles must have a long equal wicks towards the north side and smaller bodies towards the south side.

  5. The wick must be a minimum of 60% of the total candle body.

The opposite is true for the case of the tweezer bottom candlestick pattern.

The text book perfect Tweezer Top is formed infrequently.

Sine the candlestick analysis is a subjective notion, the details on the formation of candlestick reversal pattern as explained above might change from one trader to another from their viewpoint of experience and knowledge base.

Even though we stated two candles required for the formation of the tweezer top candlestick pattern, some traders might as well consider more than two candles.

In the real world example, two candles with equal wick height within few pips and few more candles in between them is often seen.

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