A candlestick chart is a graphing technique used to show changes in price over time. Each candle provides 4 points of information opening price, closing price, high, and low. Also known as “c

What Are Candlesticks?

A candlestick chart is a method of showing prices — namely open, high, low and close — of an asset for a defined period. Candlestick charts are thought to have originated from Japanese rice traders in the 18th century. They are still one of the most popular ways of displaying prices of financial markets.