Recent Examples of candlestick from the Web
A Covington woman who assaulted her neighbor with a candlestick, then told police the neighbor hurt herself on purpose to put the blame on her, could serve 10 years for the crime.
A lamp or some tall candlesticks further divide the space without disrupting the view.
Baquet has said—but crusty Walter Burns would probably pound a table, slam down a candlestick telephone, utter a few choice words, and growl,
There's something poignant, as well, about the servants being keenly aware of gradually losing their humanity, faced with the prospect of becoming nothing more than candlesticks and clocks.
Seafoam green vases — some with intricate designs — pair with green succulents in clay pots, silver candlesticks and mother of pearl picture frames holding family photos, a consistent combination throughout the house.
T.K., Wilsonville A. Your candlesticks are English sterling silver, made by Thomas Wallis II of London in 1801, during the reign of King George III (1760-1820).
Debbie said Tuesday before the weekly Weschler’s consignment sale of, well, let’s call it stimuli: books, records, furniture, rugs, china, glassware, candlesticks, board games, dolls and other examples of tchotkiana.
When the Bell was sounded at 5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, February 11, two hundred dignitaries listened on candlestick phones set up at the Bell office in Philadelphia, along with an additional 100 at the Bell office in San Francisco.
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First Known Use of candlestick
before 12th century
Financial Definition of CANDLESTICK
What It Is
How It Works
Each candlestick is made up of three parts: the upper shadow, the lower shadow, and the real body. The size of each can vary based upon how far apart the prices are from each other.
The upper and lower shadows are the two thin vertical lines that look like candle wicks. The upper shadow represents the highest price for the time period, and the lower shadow represents the lowest price.
The real body is the rectangle sitting between the two shadows. It represents the opening and closing price over the given time. If you think of the upper and lower shadows as wicks, the real body would represent the candle.
A white (sometimes blue or green) real body indicates that the market rose; in this situation, the lower line represents the opening price, and the upper line represents the closing price. When the real body is black (sometimes red), the market fell; in this case, the lower line represents the opening price and the upper line represents the closing price.
If you have a hard time remembering which color corresponds with which open and close, a little common sense can help reason it out: If the market is rising (white real body), then the closing price will be higher than the opening price. If the market is falling (black real body), then the closing price will be lower than the opening price.
Why It Matters
This style of charting is very popular due to the level of ease in reading and understanding the graphs. The patterns formed by candlesticks are given memorable names such as dragonflys, dojis, hammers, and morning or evening stars. These charts are widely used to identify potential turning points in a market.
CANDLESTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of candlestick for English Language Learners
: an object with a small hole in the middle for holding a candle
CANDLESTICK Defined for Kids
Definition of candlestick for Students
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