hoping to identify a short-term move in the market's direction. The pattern
has two different setups, one implying a short-term downward movement in price
action, and a second setup implying a short-term upward trend in price.
The Hikkake pattern (pronounced Hĭ KAH kay) is a complex bar or candle pattern
that begins to move in one direction but reverses quickly and is said to establish
a forecast for a move in the opposite direction. This pattern was developed by Daniel L.
Chesler, CMT , who published a description of the pattern first in 2003.