Inverted Hammer is a bullish pattern found during a downward trend. The Inverted Hammer looks like an upside down version of the Hammer candlestick pattern. It consists of a candle with a small body and a long upper wick. This is a one-day bullish reversal pattern.
The bearish version of the Inverted Hammer candlestick pattern is the Shooting Star pattern.
Traditionally, this candlestick pattern is recognized in conjunction with a specific trend direction, i.e. it might be important for the pattern if the price has been generally going up or down. The ‘Detect Trend Based On’ option allows you to specify which of the following methods to use to detect the trend:
By comparing two different SMAs, the 'SMA50, SMA200' option only detects stronger trends. When the trend is weak and the condition above is not met, no patterns will be detected. In contrast, the 'SMA50' option will also detect weaker trends.