A bullish pin bar usually appears at the end of the downward movement, not necessarily a downtrend. It opens within the body of the previous bearish candlestick and has a long lower tail and a small body. The pin bar candlestick will be useless unless you put price action in the context of the surrounding candlesticks.
Pin bars, in general, regardless of being bullish or bearish pin candles, can give us a lot of information on what’s happening with the market participants for that particular timeframe. However, most traders won’t realize that these pin candles or pin bars are usually reactions to bigger timeframe supply and demand imbalances.
Pin candlesticks and price action can provide a trading edge
Pin candlesticks and price action can provide a trading edge if used appropiatedly. The video below goes over a couple of examples using pin bars in the bigger timeframes so you can understand why they are happening. These trading concepts can also be used in smaller timeframes and intraday charts.
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