Foreign currency exchange (Forex) is a demanding financial market that requires extensive experience to trade consistently well. Forex traders speculate on the fluctuations of currency exchange rates. Candlestick charts can assist some Forex traders who develop experience watching prices unfold in this way. A candlestick chart is just one of many charting techniques available in the Forex market to measure price action. Each "candle" visually displays the opening and closing prices of the time period, and also the highest and lowest prices. By comparing adjacent candles, Forex traders make predictions about future price movement.