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 selling decisions.
This pattern indicates a strong reversal in the market. It is characterized by three normal or long candlesticks decrementing downwards. The opening of each day is slightly higher than previous close and prices progressively close at lower levels. This staircase like behavior signals the reversal of the trend.
Recognition Criteria
1. The market is characterized by a prevailing uptrend.
2. Three consecutive normal or long black candlesticks are observed.
3. Each candlestick opens within the body of the previous day.
4. Candlesticks progressively close at new lows, below the preceding day.
Pattern Requirements and Flexibility
The Three Black Crows consists of three consecutive normal or long black candlesticks. The last two candlesticks must open within the range of the preceding candlestick and close lower.
Trader’s Behavior
The pattern appears in a context where the market has stayed at a high price for too long. The market is still going up and it is now approaching a top or has already reached the top. Then we see a decisive downward attempt represented by the first black candlestick. Erosion of prices continues in the next two days characterized by lower closes. Bulls are now forced to take profits.
Sell/Stop Loss Levels
The confirmation level is defined as the last close. Prices should cross below this level for confirmation.

The stop loss level is defined as the last high. Following the bearish signal, if prices go up instead of going down, and close or make two consecutive daily highs above the stop loss level, while no bullish pattern is detected, then the stop loss is triggered.
Pattern Performance in Stock Exchanges since 1/1/2016
Stock Exchange 
Per Trade 
Total Net% Descending
CanadaCSE 84350.0075.0014.501.2513.25
CanadaTSX-V 29171258.6270.599.120.768.35
PhilippinesPSE 22141063.6471.435.790.645.14
USOTC PINK 26419510873.8655.387.522.854.67
USAMEX 96684270.8361.765.821.264.56
SingaporeSGX 2012860.0066.674.420.174.25
ThailandSET 64472873.4459.575.000.834.17
PortugalLISBON 86275.0033.334.670.504.17
Poland GPW 66453068.1866.675.020.894.13
BelgiumBRUSSELS 25181172.0061.114.220.443.78
IndonesiaIDX 49342269.3964.714.681.033.65
RussiaMICEX 57412671.9363.414.540.953.59
NorwayOSE 33231569.7065.225.221.703.52
AustraliaASX 111724964.8668.063.860.643.22
IsraelTASE 96733876.0452.054.321.123.19
PakistanKSE 1571077368.1568.
ArgentinaBUE 111100.00100.
South KoreaKRX 25218811874.6062.773.740.743.00
IndiaBSE 1923140078972.8056.364.221.312.91
TurkeyBIST 2451688968.5752.984.041.172.88
ChinaSSE 86523060.4757.693.440.622.83
South KoreaKOSDAQ 38426616969.2763.534.061.252.82
USNASDAQ 63144325170.5256.404.411.632.78
IndiaNSE 1568113261172.2653.934.041.272.77
Vietnam HNX 54280.0050.003.500.752.75
Austria WIENERBORSE 2012660.0050.003.250.582.67
TaiwanGTSM 31220613166.0363.593.270.642.63
EgyptEGX 41341782.9350.003.711.122.59
Hong KongHKEX 2791839765.5953.013.561.042.52
The World 109157687431970.4656.163.641.142.49
ChinaSZSE 128804662.5057.503.160.842.33
UKLSE 27019310571.4854.403.311.012.30
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 113804670.8057.503.601.452.15
CanadaTSX 1751267472.0058.733.211.072.13
ArgentinaBUE 24151066.6762.503.381.312.06
MexicoBMV 41282068.2971.432.540.542.00
IndiaNSE 111100.00100.
BangladeshDSE 1791277170.9555.912.920.931.99
MalaysiaBURSA 23161069.5762.502.630.751.88
USNYSE 68247726169.9454.722.300.611.70
Greece ATHENS 85262.5040.002.601.001.60
USPREFERRED 51332264.7166.671.700.121.58
ItalyBORSA 1711236971.9356.102.330.761.57
TaiwanTWSE 33222411867.4752.682.410.961.45
JapanTOKYO 56839720569.8951.642.461.081.39
GermanyXETRA 26519510273.5852.312.190.931.27
BrazilBOVESPA 103622960.1946.772.271.101.18
FrancePARIS 1511076470.8659.812.931.791.13
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 48351972.9254.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
SwitzerlandSIX 56371966.0751.351.190.540.65
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 157446.6757.141.861.430.43
Vietnam HOSE 111100.00100.
PakistanKSE 1000.
SingaporeSGX 21150.00100.
TurkeyBIST 1000.
UAEUAE 1000.
IndonesiaIDX 1000.
Hong KongHKEX 1000.
ChinaSSE 1000.
ChileBCS 1000.
SpainIBEX 3019963.3347.371.211.37-0.16
Vietnam HOSE 159160.0011.111.331.56-0.22
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 50341268.0035.291.181.59-0.41
MexicoBMV 53160.0033.330.000.67-0.67
BrazilBOVESPA 110100.
QatarQE 21050.
OmanMSM 110100.
JapanNAGOYA 21050.
KuwaitKSE 110100.
UAEUAE 32066.670.000.002.00-2.00
JordanASE 110100.
JapanFUKUOKA 110100.
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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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