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 1/1/2017
Stock Exchange 
Per Trade 
Total Net% Descending
TurkeyBIST 177541.1871.4313.430.4313.00
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 2420983.3345.0011.851.8010.05
South KoreaKRX 51361970.5952.789.751.038.72
Vietnam HOSE 443100.0075.
ChinaSSE 44332275.0066.676.910.796.12
QatarQE 21150.00100.
Hong KongHKEX 62332453.2372.735.480.854.64
USNASDAQ 121805466.1267.505.060.764.30
TaiwanGTSM 44271261.3644.445.261.044.22
BrazilBOVESPA 2914848.2857.
South KoreaKOSDAQ 64411964.0646.344.951.103.85
USAMEX 41342282.9364.714.650.823.82
IndiaBSE 100663466.0051.525.021.263.76
IndonesiaIDX 149564.2955.564.560.893.67
CanadaTSX 85493157.6563.273.690.693.00
BelgiumBRUSSELS 75471.4380.
IndiaNSE 47311965.9661.293.450.772.68
ChinaSZSE 64502978.1358.004.101.482.62
The World 2216149284667.3756.663.651.062.60
SingaporeSGX 221100.0050.003.000.502.50
Poland GPW 138461.5450.004.882.502.38
ThailandSET 1411678.5754.553.451.092.36
BangladeshDSE 2814850.0057.143.140.932.21
UKLSE 78523066.6757.693.100.902.19
Hong KongHKEX 111100.00100.
AustraliaASX 111100.00100.
RussiaMICEX 96266.6733.333.501.502.00
PakistanKSE 111100.00100.
USNYSE 2041478672.0658.502.410.501.90
GermanyXETRA 108753869.4450.672.951.111.84
IsraelTASE 1410771.4370.002.300.501.80
ItalyBORSA 88532260.2341.512.280.851.43
TaiwanTWSE 64392360.9458.972.150.771.38
FrancePARIS 49331667.3548.482.120.791.33
JapanTOKYO 2521839572.6251.912.461.231.23
AustraliaASX 40241160.0045.832.631.501.13
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 1714782.3550.001.930.931.00
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
USPREFERRED 19161084.2162.501.440.441.00
SpainIBEX 63150.0033.332.331.331.00
ArgentinaBUE 111100.00100.
UKLSE 331100.0033.330.670.000.67
SwitzerlandSIX 2515860.0053.331.270.670.60
Austria WIENERBORSE 63250.0066.673.002.670.33
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 97377.7842.861.000.710.29
MexicoBMV 138261.5425.
RussiaMICEX 21150.00100.
Poland GPW 1000.
PakistanKSE 105250.0040.002.802.800.00
SingaporeSGX 31033.330.
JapanNAGOYA 1000.
PhilippinesPSE 1811461.1136.360.641.55-0.91
USOTC PINK 66421765.1539.533.003.98-0.98
IndonesiaIDX 110100.
CanadaTSX-V 105250.0040.002.003.60-1.60
NorwayOSE 553100.0060.002.404.40-2.00
JapanFUKUOKA 110100.
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 110100.
MalaysiaBURSA 62033.330.000.003.50-3.50
CanadaCSE 53060.
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
Greece ATHENS 63250.0066.678.0017.33-9.33
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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