Bearish Marubozo

The Bearish Marubozo is a single long body bearish candlestick.  When the Bearish Marubozo occurs during an uptrend, it represents a possible trend reversal. 

Bearish Marubozo

The Bearish Marubozo is a single long body bearish candlestick.  When the Bearish Marubozo occurs during an uptrend, it represents a possible trend reversal.  The name Marubozo means close-cropped or close-cut in Japanese, though other interpretations refer to it as Bald or Shaven Head.


Bearish Marubozo Identification

The Bearish Marubozo (open equals low, high equals close)  is a candlestick with no shadow extending from the body at either the open, the close or at both.  

Bearish Marubozo candlestick pattern

Bearish Marubozo Interpretation

When the Bearish Marubozo is found in an uptrend, it signals that the stock is being sold aggressively and suggests that the momentum may continue downward.  The bearish marubozo candle (open equals low, high equals close) signals a reversal when it is found at the end of an uptrend as the sentiment has changed and that the bears are likely to continue pushing the stock lower.

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