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Other artifacts discovered include two turkey trays, a men’s straight razor and a candlestick holder.
The family passed out candlesticks and jar candles.
Among the lust objects on sale are crystal tumblers inlaid with gilt letters and symbols; ionic column-pottery candlesticks; and needlework cushions in geometric patterns.
Along the street, front windows were decorated with Lego menorahs, traditional candlestick menorahs, light bulb menorahs and oil menorahs.
The gentile who lived there now gave him two silver candlesticks wrapped in a napkin.
Taft, who died in May at age 95, bequeathed to the museum a necklace and brooch by the important 20th-century American goldsmith John Paul Miller, and a pair of candlesticks made by Miller and his mentor, Cleveland silversmith Frederick Miller.
Pair curvy pewter and ironstone or ceramic tureens with leggy candlesticks and tiny gourds (which happen to make sweet bottle stoppers).
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.
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