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Candlestick technical trading strategies: Can they create value for investors?

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  • Marshall, Ben R.
  • Young, Martin R.
  • Rose, Lawrence C.

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  • Marshall, Ben R. & Young, Martin R. & Rose, Lawrence C., 2006. "Candlestick technical trading strategies: Can they create value for investors?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 30(8), pages 2303-2323, August.
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