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Inside Bars and How to Trade Them

Inside Bars and How to Trade Them

Nov 30, 2013

Inside bars are a popular candle formation, that refer to a single bar or a series of bars that are completed contained in the price action of the previous bar also called the A bar. The basic feature of an inside bar is that its price action is completed covered by the price action of the A bar or prior bar. In this picture, the red bar is the inside bar and...

How To Identify Trends in the Market

How To Identify Trends in the Market

Apr 30, 2013

The trend is the trader’s friend until it ends. This is a trading mantra for professional traders in all markets. It is generally agreed one of the best way to make profits, is to place orders in the direction of where the big traders (who move the market) are headed. It is therefore a no-brainer to say that knowledge of the overall trend in the market is vital...

Volatility And Trends: How To Support Them With Engulfing And Inside Bars

Volatility And Trends: How To Support Them With Engulfing And Inside Bars

Jan 28, 2013

Among the most used price patterns such as Pin Bars, two other highly used and successful patterns are Engulfing Bars (more on that here) and Inside Bars (and more info here). Beginning with the Engulfing Bars, we can say that they can be either bullish or bearish. Engulfing bars are candles showing a greater high compared to the high of the previous candle,...

What is an Inside Bar?

What is an Inside Bar?

Sep 10, 2012

An Inside Bar pattern is an AB formation, whereby a candle has all of its price action (highs and lows) inside a prior bars candle.  It is called an AB formation because it consists of two candles, an A candle and a B candle.  The B candle is the inside bar which is inside the A bar’s price action. Statistically, on 1hr time frames and above, it occurs about...

Inside Bar Breakout Strategy – How to Select the Best Inside Bars

Inside Bar Breakout Strategy – How to Select the Best Inside Bars

Sep 10, 2012

In our ‘What is an Inside Bar’ article, we wrote about the inside bar and its importance as a price action strategy which can offer great trading opportunities. Although this is true, not all inside bars are equally effective or profitable to trade. To review what an inside bar is, here is a review of the inside bar pattern; An insider bar is a candle that is...