The Ultimate Guide to Dumpling Top Candlestick Patterns

Last updated: January 4, 2024

Dumpling Top Pattern

The dumpling top candlestick pattern is a series of candlesticks in a convex pattern occurring at price highs and ending with a gap down in stock price:



General Identification & Interpretation

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

Typical characteristics

Other interpretations

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