The chart showing Series 1 series.
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This is a five candlestick pattern that starts with three strong black candlesticks. The downtrend continues with the fourth lower close. The next day gaps higher and closes much higher than the previous day or two. This may imply a bullish reversal.
Recognition Criteria
1. The market is characterized by a prevailing downtrend.
2. Three strong black candlesticks occur much like the Three Black Crows pattern.
3. The fourth black candlestick closes also lower but has a long upper shadow.
4. The fifth day is a strong white with an open above the previous day’s body.
Pattern Requirements and Flexibility
The first three days of the Bullish Ladder Bottom are strong black candlesticks with consecutive lower opens and lower closes. The fourth day is a short black candlestick, but it opens higher and trades higher, leaving a long upper shadow, then closes making a new low. The fifth day is a strong white candlestick that makes a body gap with the fourth day.
Trader’s Behavior
There is a considerable downtrend for some time and the bears are happy. Then we see a good downward move. Prices start trading above the opening price and almost reaching to the new high of the previous day, but then they close at another new low. This action is a warning for shorts telling them that the market will not go down forever. The shorts may then be forced to reevaluate their positions and they may start closing their positions on the next day if profits are good. This act is the reason behind the upward gap we see on the last day of the pattern and also the close is considerably higher. If the volume is high on the last day, a trend reversal has probably occurred. However, a confirmation will still be required on the next day.
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)
SingaporeSGX 31133.33100.0028.000.0028.00
South KoreaKRX 26211480.7766.6713.330.4812.86
TurkeyBIST 128766.6787.5011.750.1311.63
ChinaSSE 885100.0062.5010.000.889.13
SpainIBEX 32166.6750.0010.501.509.00
Hong KongHKEX 34221764.7177.276.860.736.14
IndiaBSE 80523465.0065.387.040.926.12
USAMEX 24191579.1778.956.210.116.11
IndiaNSE 34211561.7671.436.240.575.67
USNASDAQ 81573670.3763.166.090.705.39
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 43275.0066.675.330.005.33
South KoreaKOSDAQ 36252069.4480.005.000.404.60
CanadaTSX-V 62133.3350.004.501.003.50
The World 136195260969.9563.974.200.803.40
JapanTOKYO 1561126771.7959.824.160.893.27
BelgiumBRUSSELS 64366.6775.
ItalyBORSA 54331861.1154.553.360.672.70
USNYSE 1511168276.8270.692.910.292.62
UKLSE 55392370.9158.973.360.742.62
AustraliaASX 33191657.5884.213.421.002.42
ChinaSZSE 23201286.9660.003.851.502.35
CanadaTSX 53332262.2666.672.760.582.18
TaiwanGTSM 2315665.2240.
BrazilBOVESPA 168350.0037.502.751.001.75
GermanyXETRA 79613477.2255.742.610.931.67
TaiwanTWSE 37251267.5748.002.080.641.44
USPREFERRED 1410671.4360.001.500.101.40
FrancePARIS 41301873.1760.002.000.831.17
USOTC PINK 48301462.5046.673.702.531.17
RussiaMICEX 53260.0066.672.001.001.00
JordanASE 21150.00100.
IsraelTASE 98688.8975.
IndonesiaIDX 85362.5060.001.400.401.00
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 117363.6442.860.860.710.14
SwitzerlandSIX 156240.0033.330.830.830.00
UAEUAE 1000.
JapanNAGOYA 1000.
QatarQE 1000.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 119481.8244.441.001.11-0.11
NorwayOSE 663100.0050.002.504.33-1.83
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 110100.
MalaysiaBURSA 43175.0033.330.002.33-2.33
MexicoBMV 440100.
ArgentinaBUE 110100.
Austria WIENERBORSE 110100.
Greece ATHENS 21050.000.000.0052.00-52.00
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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