An island reversal is identified by gaps between the signal day and the days on either side.
This is a strong short-term signal.
After an up-trend:
After a down-trend:
An island reversal is a chart formation where there is a gap on both sides of the candle.
Island reversals frequently show up after a trending move is in its final stages.
An island reversal gets its name from the fact that the candlestick appears to be all alone, as if on an island.
A key sign of a valid island reversal is an increase in the volume on both the first gap and then the subsequent gap in the opposite direction