In a nutshell, this hammer candlestick pattern detector indicator will inform the trader via various messaging options after the candle has formed, please note that this indicator is to be used to identify long trades only on price reversals and it will not provide signals for short trades.
What Is The Hammer Candlestick Pattern?
The Hammer is a bullish reversal pattern that forms after a decline in price after a bear run. Hammers can also mark bottoms or support levels if you identify a hammer pattern while using the cTrader Support & Resistance Tool
you will have a higher probability of success.
The low of the long lower shadow denotes that the sellers have driven the prices down during the session and a strong strong finish will indicate that the buyer has regained control towards the end of the session. Alone this is not a strong enough indication to enter a trade, the hammer candle will require additional bullish confirmation, the trader will need to analyse the surrounding candles, the volume traded as well as confirm strong support & resistance levels.
How This Software Detects Price Reversal Patterns
As well as detecting 4 different types of hammer candlestick formations, it also has an input parameter that the trader can modify for the number of the previous bearish candlestick, the trade setup shown above has 3 bearish candles followed by a strong hammer candlestick.
Types of Hammer Candles Identified
There are 4 different types of hammer candlesticks that are identified using this software.
A strong hammer candle has a bullish body with a long shadow below.
A weak hammer candle has a bearish body with a long shadow below.
Strong Inverted Hammer
A strong inverted hammer candle has a bullish body with a long shadow above.
Weak Inverted Hammer
A weak inverted hammer candle has a bearish body with a long shadow above.
Example Trade Setup Using A Hammer
The image below shows a typical trade setup using the hammer candlestick.
Additional Integrated EMA Indicator
Integrated into this indicator is an exponential moving average which will help filter out false signals.
Learn How To Trade Using Hammer's
We do not just provide trader's with an indicator to download we also provide educational material to learn how to trade using Hammer candlesticks.
How to Trade Using Hammer Candlestick Patterns
What Kind of Alerts Are There?
This indicator has 4 different types of alerts to help the trader which is a simple pop-up message on your desktop to an Email, Telegram Bot and SMS text message. The last two provide instant messages so you get informed within seconds of the candle forming.
HOW TO CONFIGURE AND SET-UP YOUR ALERTS
We provide full support and educational material to help you set-up your email, telegram bot and SMS text message accounts so you can start receiving your alerts as soon as possible. There is also a free tool you can use to test that your settings are correct and to help you if you need it.
POP-UP WINDOW MESSAGE
This indicator will also display the classic pop-up window when an alert occurs.
How To Use The Input Parameters
Your adjustable parameters are all explained in a PDF document which can be viewed below.
Download Your Parameter Instruction Manual
Watch a Video Demonstration
The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD.
Duration: 15 minutes
How To Install
First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install onto the platform.
~ Add the indicator to any chart to register ~
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