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What are the long tails on candlesticks

on 3/1, on the TF 1minute chart there were a lot of long tails on candlesticks. Is there any significance to these, are these called sweeps?
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on 3/1, on the TF 1minute chart there were a lot of long tails on candlesticks. Is there any significance to these, are these called sweeps?
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If you are talking about the time between 11:20 & 12:10, Al Brooks would call this Barb Wire - Don't touch it.

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a picture could help to identtify what you mean - it also can be "bad-ticks" - a data-feed trouble - so not clear to say without seeing it how YOU see it.

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