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Abandoned Baby
Belt Hold
Breakaway
Concealing Baby Swallow
Doji Star
Dragonfly Doji
Engulfing
Gravestone Doji
Hammer
Harami
Harami Cross
Homing Pigeon
Inverted Hammer
Kicking
Ladder Bottom
Mat Hold
Matching Low
Meeting Lines
Morning Doji Star
Morning Star
Piercing Line
Rising Three Methods
Separating Lines
Side by Side White Lines
Stick Sandwich
Three Inside Up
Three Line Strike
Three Outside Up
Three Stars In the South
Three While Soldiers
Tri Star
Unique Three River Bottom
Upside Gap Three Methods
Upside Tasuki Gap

Doji Star
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Pattern: reversal
Reliability: moderate

Identification
A long black 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 a downtrend or within a pullback of an uptrend, the market gaps down but does not continue its downward movement. Instead enough bulls step up to bring supply and demand back into equilibrium and the stock churns in place. The halt of the downtrend signifies the possibility of a reversal, so confirmation is needed with a strong third day (preferably with volume behind it).

The bullish Doji Star could be the first two days of the bullish Morning Doji Star or the bullish Abandoned Baby.