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 1/1/2016
Stock Exchange 
Per Trade 
Total Net% Descending
TurkeyBIST 169556.2555.569.890.339.56
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 2620776.9235.0010.751.958.80
South KoreaKRX 47342072.3458.829.320.888.44
Poland GPW 1512880.0066.677.170.506.67
SpainIBEX 74257.1450.006.751.005.75
Hong KongHKEX 60332455.0072.735.910.675.24
QatarQE 21150.00100.
ChinaSSE 35281880.0064.295.110.794.32
USAMEX 42342280.9564.714.590.534.06
IndiaBSE 125804564.0056.
South KoreaKOSDAQ 70523174.2959.624.710.853.87
USNASDAQ 143936065.0364.524.851.043.81
IndonesiaIDX 1611768.7563.644.180.643.55
IndiaNSE 58402168.9752.504.400.903.50
TaiwanGTSM 48291260.4241.384.661.313.34
ChinaSZSE 61472677.0555.324.551.513.04
BelgiumBRUSSELS 86475.0066.673.170.173.00
SingaporeSGX 221100.0050.003.000.502.50
The World 2372161191267.9656.583.521.032.49
CanadaTSX 96583860.4265.522.900.602.29
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 86375.0050.002.830.672.17
Hong KongHKEX 111100.00100.
BrazilBOVESPA 2511644.0054.553.001.002.00
AustraliaASX 111100.00100.
ThailandSET 1815783.3346.673.271.272.00
PakistanKSE 111100.00100.
USNYSE 22516410372.8962.802.380.431.95
UKLSE 83543165.0657.412.810.871.94
JapanTOKYO 26518810170.9453.723.071.291.78
AustraliaASX 49291659.1855.172.971.241.72
Vietnam HOSE 554100.0080.001.600.001.60
GermanyXETRA 121874071.9045.982.601.021.57
ItalyBORSA 96582560.4243.102.260.761.50
TaiwanTWSE 67402159.7052.501.880.601.28
FrancePARIS 62442270.9750.001.890.771.11
IsraelTASE 1411878.5772.731.910.821.09
USPREFERRED 1814777.7850.001.360.291.07
ArgentinaBUE 111100.00100.
JordanASE 21150.00100.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
BangladeshDSE 2813646.4346.151.771.080.69
UKLSE 331100.0033.330.670.000.67
Austria WIENERBORSE 63250.0066.673.002.670.33
SwitzerlandSIX 2715855.5653.331.130.800.33
RussiaMICEX 96266.6733.332.001.830.17
SingaporeSGX 3000.
UAEUAE 1000.
JapanNAGOYA 1000.
RussiaMICEX 21150.00100.
Poland GPW 1000.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 1511473.3336.360.641.09-0.45
PhilippinesPSE 139369.2333.331.001.56-0.56
PakistanKSE 148357.1437.501.882.75-0.88
IndonesiaIDX 110100.
CanadaTSX-V 115245.4540.002.003.00-1.00
MalaysiaBURSA 95255.5640.000.201.60-1.40
USOTC PINK 72471966.6739.582.313.85-1.54
MexicoBMV 108080.
JapanFUKUOKA 110100.
NorwayOSE 663100.0050.002.004.33-2.33
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 220100.
CanadaCSE 43075.
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
Greece ATHENS 43175.0033.335.0018.00-13.00
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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