What are fractal indicators?

    In trading, fractals are indicators on candlestick charts that identify reversal points in the marketTraders often use fractals to get an idea about the direction in which the price will develop.

    Fractals are lagging indicators that help confirm reversals and like most indicators, they are more valid on higher time frames.

    To get started with fractals, we recommend our lesson on the fractals indicator:

    To learn more about other indicators that are used in technical analysis, we created a number of learning modules and lessons for you:

    An example of a strategy that heavily employs fractals is our forex beginner strategy: