The chart showing Series 1 series.
To see the performance of the pattern in your stock exchange in the context of other stock markets please examine the table below. Find your stock market there and see how it ranks among the others. This will give you an idea about the pattern’s strength and reliability and help you in your buying decisions.
This pattern consists firstly of a black Marubozu and then a white Marubozu. After the black Marubozu, the market opens above the prior session’s opening, forming a gap between the two candlesticks.
Recognition Criteria
1. The market is characterized by a prevailing downtrend.
2. On the first day a black Marubozu (or a black candlestick) is observed.
3. Then we see a white Marubozu (or a white candlestick) on the second day.
4. The second day opens higher with a body gap.
Pattern Requirements and Flexibility
The Bullish Kicking ideally should consist of a black Marubozu then a white Marubozu with a body gap in between. However, we accept normal or long candlesticks and a null body gap, too. This way, the Bullish Separating Lines Pattern, which is a continuation pattern (that is not covered here), is also included in a modified manner as a reversal pattern.
Trader’s Behavior
The pattern is a strong sign showing that the market is headed upwards. It appears in a downtrend and on the first day a strong black candlestick (or a black Marubozu) further confirms the bearishness. The next day prices open at or above the previous day’s open, causing a gap. This huge gap urges the bulls to take action. The market heads up forming a white candlestick (or a white Marubozu).
Buy/Stop Loss Levels
The confirmation level is defined as the last close. Prices should cross above this level for confirmation.

The stop loss level is defined as the last low. Following the BUY, if prices go down instead of going up, and close or make two consecutive daily lows below the stop loss level, while no bearish pattern is detected, then the stop loss is triggered.
Pattern Performance in Stock Exchanges since 1/1/2014
Stock Exchange
Per Trade
Total Net%(Descending)
USOTCBB 74357.1475.0026.254.0022.25
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
ChinaSZSE 70348436368.8575.008.820.897.93
USWARRANTS 36241966.6779.
ChinaSSE 58541830571.4572.976.960.726.24
UAEUAE 62352556.4571.436.630.835.80
TurkeyBIST 2431549963.3764.296.410.805.61
IndiaBSE 1770107266960.5662.416.801.375.43
OmanMSM 30171256.6770.596.180.825.35
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 23216612671.5575.905.930.605.33
IndiaNSE 103762139059.8862.806.250.965.29
Hong KongHKEX 132783351262.7761.466.120.875.25
NorwayOSE 2331407860.0955.716.371.814.56
PortugalLISBON 37251567.5760.005.080.844.24
South KoreaKOSDAQ 79751831264.9960.235.020.924.10
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 118643854.2459.384.940.884.06
USNASDAQ 27251846115767.7462.684.360.903.46
South KoreaKRX 103372346869.9964.734.120.703.42
JapanTOKYO 77515565355171.8063.814.170.793.39
AustraliaASX 111365138658.4959.294.381.053.33
SpainIBEX 141885862.4165.914.310.993.32
QatarQE 34201158.8255.004.000.703.30
USOTC PINK 32702229114968.2351.505.011.753.26
USAMEX 40125316263.0964.033.980.863.12
Greece ATHENS 79502863.2956.005.762.663.10
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 44427216861.2661.764.231.203.03
BrazilBOVESPA 29418711163.6159.364.031.023.02
The World 49172334732057068.0961.443.930.923.01
ArgentinaBUE 53322360.3871.883.500.503.00
MalaysiaBURSA 42422611653.3051.334.021.072.95
IndonesiaIDX 2141217256.5459.503.840.952.89
IsraelTASE 2591699165.2553.854.211.332.89
TaiwanGTSM 45325514856.2958.043.660.922.75
RussiaMICEX 81371845.6848.653.541.052.49
FrancePARIS 102369143567.5562.952.960.622.34
CanadaTSX 1891126876067.0559.943.220.902.32
TaiwanTWSE 90553833159.4561.522.890.582.31
EgyptEGX 29120310969.7653.693.571.312.26
BelgiumBRUSSELS 96633965.6361.903.130.872.25
USNYSE 68054986308073.2761.772.850.752.10
UKLSE 28511970118469.1060.102.960.882.08
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 37626517770.4866.792.630.572.06
Austria WIENERBORSE 44281563.6453.572.640.751.89
ItalyBORSA 1612113866870.7858.552.810.931.88
GermanyXETRA 23651659101270.1561.002.440.761.68
MexicoBMV 2201619473.1858.392.570.961.61
USPREFERRED 27719411270.0457.731.960.481.48
CanadaTSX-V 2131034348.3641.755.053.811.24
KuwaitKSE 96421943.7545.243.191.981.21
JapanNAGOYA 24111045.8390.911.550.361.18
JordanASE 3719651.3531.582.421.321.11
SingaporeSGX 3131537748.8850.332.101.120.97
SwitzerlandSIX 69848527469.4856.491.670.740.93
USAMEX 97477.7857.140.430.000.43
Austria WIENERBORSE 1000.
FOREXFOREX 111100.00100.
CanadaCSE 51020.
JapanFUKUOKA 441100.0025.000.252.50-2.25
Patterns Total: How many of this particular pattern has been detected in this period
Confirmed Total: How many of the detected patterns were confirmed and converted into signals
Profitable Signals: The number of the confirmed patterns that have given profitable trades
Confirmation %: The percentage of the confirmed patterns with respect to the total occurrences of this pattern
Profitable Signal %: The percentage of the successful confirmed patterns with respect to the total confirmed patterns
Per Trade Profit %: Total Profits / Total Trades
Per Trade Loss %: Total Losses / Total Trades
Per Trade Net%: (Total Profits–Total Losses) / Total Number of Trades
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