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Abandoned Baby
Advance Block
Belt Hold
Breakaway
Dark Cloud Cover
Deliberation
Doji Star
Dragonfly Doji
Downside Gap Three Methods
Downside Tasuki Gap
Engulfing
Evening Doji Star
Evening Star
Falling Three Methods
Gravestone Doji
Hanging Man
Harami
Harami Cross
Identical Three Crows
In Neck
Kicking
Meeting Lines
On Neck
Separating Lines
Shooting Star
Side By Side White Lines
Three Black Crows
Three Inside Down
Three Line Strike
Three Outside Down
Thrusting
Tri Star
Two Crows
Upside Gap Two Crows

Doji Star
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Pattern: reversal
Reliability: moderate

Identification
A long white day is followed by a Doji that gaps in the direction of the trend. The shadows of the Doji should not be long.

The Psychology
In an uptrend or within a bounce of a downtrend, the market gaps up but does not continue its upward movement. Instead enough bears step up to bring supply and demand back into equilibrium and the stock churns in place. The halt of the uptrend signifies the possibility of a reversal, so confirmation is needed with a weak third day (preferably with volume behind it).

The bearish Doji Star could be the first two days of the bearish Evening Doji Star or the bearish Abandoned Baby.