The chart showing Series 1 series.
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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 111100.00100.0084.000.0084.00
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
ChinaSZSE 70848636668.6475.318.650.847.81
ChinaSSE 60943932372.0973.586.830.736.10
TurkeyBIST 26116110661.6965.846.410.755.66
UAEUAE 62362458.0666.676.440.895.56
IndiaBSE 1854112470960.6363.086.691.305.39
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 23916712669.8775.455.890.605.29
IndiaNSE 108765641060.3562.506.220.975.25
Hong KongHKEX 138685252561.4761.626.100.875.23
NorwayOSE 2501518460.4055.636.111.744.36
PortugalLISBON 39271669.2359.265.190.894.30
South KoreaKOSDAQ 81953532265.3260.195.010.904.10
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 120664055.0060.614.850.854.00
USNASDAQ 28661923121067.1062.924.390.883.50
USWARRANTS 36251869.4472.004.440.963.48
SpainIBEX 147896060.5467.424.400.973.44
JapanTOKYO 79945713362871.4763.504.150.793.36
AustraliaASX 118068440557.9759.214.371.023.35
QatarQE 37201154.0555.004.000.653.35
USAMEX 41926416863.0163.644.120.823.30
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 47728817860.3861.814.491.193.30
South KoreaKRX 107575147969.9563.704.010.733.28
USOTC PINK 35012386122768.2151.384.821.753.07
MalaysiaBURSA 46724513252.4653.884.081.033.05
IsraelTASE 2731819766.3053.594.381.343.04
ArgentinaBUE 53322360.3871.883.500.503.00
Greece ATHENS 81522964.2055.775.582.602.98
The World 51371348122134367.7861.303.890.912.98
TaiwanGTSM 49027415855.9257.663.770.912.86
IndonesiaIDX 2301307756.5259.233.780.942.85
BrazilBOVESPA 31820112263.2160.703.871.062.81
FrancePARIS 106872346067.7063.623.060.592.47
TaiwanTWSE 97157135158.8161.472.900.592.31
CanadaTSX 1950129276266.2658.983.160.912.25
EgyptEGX 33023012369.7053.483.551.332.21
BelgiumBRUSSELS 103684366.0263.243.010.822.19
USNYSE 70895157320072.7562.052.810.732.08
UKLSE 30072056123168.4159.842.940.872.07
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 38326918070.2366.912.620.562.06
Austria WIENERBORSE 47301763.8356.672.700.702.00
Vietnam HOSE 222100.00100.
RussiaMICEX 91482252.7545.832.921.001.92
OmanMSM 119581.8255.562.670.781.89
ItalyBORSA 1696119669370.5257.942.780.971.82
GermanyXETRA 24451716104670.1860.962.490.761.73
MexicoBMV 2421759572.3154.292.661.101.57
USPREFERRED 27919511169.8956.921.960.441.52
KuwaitKSE 102421941.1845.243.191.981.21
IndonesiaIDX 111100.00100.
SwitzerlandSIX 72350328269.5756.061.650.730.91
SingaporeSGX 3341678450.0050.302.001.090.91
JordanASE 4020650.0030.002.301.400.90
CanadaTSX-V 2241074247.7739.254.833.970.86
USFOREX 87487.5057.140.430.000.43
JapanNAGOYA 2311847.8372.731.270.910.36
PakistanKSE 1000.
PeruBVL 1000.
SingaporeSGX 1000.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
UKLSE 110100.
CanadaCSE 81012.500.000.002.00-2.00
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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