Types of Doji

Long-Legged Doji

This indicates a strong battle between the "bulls" and the "bears" like dragging the price with a strong resistance all the way to where they wanted but lost control to the opposing force. A long-legged doji shows that the market traded at a wide range for a specific period. It is characterized by long twin shadows above and below its body.




Gravestone Doji

This simply states that the bulls lost their shirt in battle, somehow, buyers dominated most of the session but caught off guard by sellers suddenly resurfacing pushing the price to where it opened. Since there are no lower shadows or wicks, buyers still supported the price indicating that the sell pressure isn't enough to break the price level. Gravestone Doji is formed when the price traded higher but ended the period back down near or on its open price.





Dragonfly Doji

This is the reverse of the Gravestone Doji where sellers were able to drag the price down but a sudden surge in buy orders weakened their grip. This indicator shows that the "bulls" are building up force and starts applying pressure upwards, a very long bottom shadow Dragonfly Doji can be interpreted as a bullish signal, due to the fact that the price has been dragged all the way down, but still managed to re-surface back to its opening price, only a very strong surge in buy volume can generate this kind of movement.




Four price Doji

This Doji indicates extreme balance between buyers and sellers resulting in a stalemate in price. The Doji lacks both lower or upper shadow since the price never moved the entire session.

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