HammerThe hammer is a bullish reversal pattern that usually forms after a downtrend. It has a relatively long lower wick with respect to the body and a very small or no upper wick.

    The hammer indicates that the bottom of the trend has been reached and the price may start to rise again.

    Hammer chart pattern

    (1) Hammer indicating a reversal

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