Oxymoronic (oxy) candlesticks often appear at significant levels in a chart and can indicate increased probabilities of directional moves.
Typically, green candles are hollow and red candles are filled. An oxymoronic candle is colored bullishly but filled bearishly (solid green) or vice versa (hollow red).
Oxy flags occur when:
1) Price gaps up and closes lower...
This inverted hammer indicator has several options that help identify instances with a higher probability of success.
For example, inverted hammers may have a higher success rate when they:
- Breaks the previous day's high
- Close higher than the previous close
- Have a large upper wick
- Have a small lower wick
Play with the options on your chart of choice...