Doji Candlestick Patterns

Illustration: Doji Candlesticks
A guest post by Ahmad Hassam

There are certain Candlestick Patterns that are vital to your trading. They are vital because they identify possible trend reversals. Why should you identify these candlestick patterns? Because they can make you money! Failure to spot these candlestick patterns can lead to costly trading mistakes.

Ask any trader who uses candlesticks in trading, which of all the candlestick patterns is the most important to recognize. He or she will unhesitatingly say a Doji. Appearance of a Doji Candlestick Pattern is often a signal for the beginning of a minor or an intermediate trend.


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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo – A Unique Trend Trading Indicator

Illustration: Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
A guest post by Ahmad Hassam

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is a unique trend trading charting system. You will find this Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Indicator to be one of the most versatile and effective trend trading indicators. In fact, it is a full trend trading charting system that you can easily master. It won’t take much of your time and effort. The name may sound intimidating to those unfamiliar with Japanese and a quick glance at the formula makes it appear far more complex than it really is. Despite its intimidating appearance, this is a very simple system.

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Indicator is surprisingly not a well known indicator. The primary strength of the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo System is that it uses multiple data points to give the trader a deeper and comprehensive picture of the price action. Ichimoku is a very visual system that helps the trader to quickly discern and filter the low probability trade setups from the high probability trade setups.


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