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Upside Tasuki Gap

Mat Hold
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Pattern: continuation
Reliability: high

Identification
A long white day in an uptrend is followed by a relatively small black day that gaps in the direction of the trend. The next two days continue the brief pullback and are small days that stay within the range of the first day. The fifth day is a long white day that closes above the close of the first day and continues the uptrend.

The Psychology
In an uptrend, a long white day is followed by a brief pullback (preferably on lightish volume). The fifth day simply continues the trend. The brief pullback is nothing more than a few days off for the bulls.

The bullish Mat Hold is similar to the bullish Rising Three Methods.