Investor Glossary-red candlestickInvestor Glossary-red candlestickInvestor Glossary-red candlestickInvestor Glossary-red candlestickInsightful stock market charts - Click here
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Red Candlestick

The HTML to link to this page

A red candlestick is used on a candlestick chart to signify that a security/index/commodity closed lower than where it opened for a given trading period (e.g. one trading day). The components of a red candlestick consist of a rectangular box, the top of which marks the day's opening price and the bottom of which the day's closing price. The ends of a red candlestick will often have shadows -- also called "tails" or "wicks" (i.e. the thin vertical line at either end of the body). A shadow at the top of a red candlestick indicates that the security traded higher than the open at some point during the trading day. A shadow at the bottom of a red candlestick indicates the price traded lower than the ultimate close at some point during the trading day. A red candlestick without shadows, known as a marabuzo, means a security opened at its high and closed at its low. Instead of a red candlestick, some traders prefer to chart negative trading days with a black candlestick.

Rate this Red Candlestick definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day

Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.

Popular Terms: covered put, risk management, average price per share, deferred tax, dividends payable, retained earnings, 144a, 1031 exchange, diluted share, reverse mortgage, class C shares, inflation, Zero Cost Collar, FICO score, stock split, ex-dividend, quality assurance, in escrow, limit order, phantom income, annual return, 1035 exchange, APR, irrevocable trust, option premium, deferred revenue, VIX, Key Rate Duration, 401a, real GDP, EBITDA, LIBOR, margin rate, current ratio, stock market close, cancelled check, ex-dividend date, balance sheet, liquidity ratio, required rate of return, FTSE, labor relations, wholly-owned subsidiary, implied volatility, per diem, command economy, debt service coverage, open position, minority interest

Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2015 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use