Here’s a good series of articles I found online teaching you how to read candle-stick charts. A description from their site:
If you are new to candlestick charts it will not be that easy learning
and recognizing all the patterns. I would like to suggest that you read
through the chapter and that you start by recognizing at least the
Bottom reversal: Hammer, Engulfing bullish,
Bullish harami (cross), Piercing line and Morning star patterns.
Top reversal: Hanging man, Engulfing bearish,
Bearish harami (cross), Dark cloud cover and Evening star patterns.