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DEFINITION of 'Doji'

A name for candlesticks that provide information on their own and also feature in a number of important patterns. Dojis form when a security's open and close are virtually equal.

Doji

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Doji'

A doji candlestick looks like a cross, inverted cross or plus sign. Alone, doji are neutral patterns.

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