The Ultimate Guide to Bullish Belt-Hold Candlestick Patterns

Last updated: January 4, 2024

Bullish Belt-Hold Pattern

The bullish belt-hold candlestick pattern is a long green candle which opens near the lows of the trading session and closes near the highs. After a market decline, this candle forecasts a potential market rally:



General Identification & Interpretation

Steve Nison is credited with bringing Japanese candlestick charting to the West. In his book "Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques" he describes bullish belt-hold patterns with the following characteristics:

Typical characteristics

Examples of use as a trading indicator

Other interpretations

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