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Fractal Adaptive Moving Average (FRAMA) Forex Indicator

    The Fractal Adaptive Moving Average (FRAMA) indicator for Metatrader 4 was created by John F Ehlers.

    The indicator takes advantage of the fractal nature of the financial markets.

    A fractal shape can be fragmented or rough and can be divided into segments.

    Each of the segments can be seen to be somewhat similar to a condensed size replica of the original.

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    The FRAMA indicator averages the differences of the highest highs and lowest lows over varying segments of the length of the period.

    The values obtained are mathematically manipulated using the Boolean questions, Euler’s number, natural logarithms, and, along with some pointer from the previous Fractal Adaptive Moving Average, the most recent Fractal Adaptive Moving Average is shaped.

    The period length of the Fractal Adaptive Moving Average as well as the price type can be tweaked to reflect the trader’s preference.

    The main idea behind the FRAMA is to take into thought just very crucial price changes.

    If price heads in a particular direction significantly, the FRAMA indicator is able to follow price very tightly.

    If price finds itself range bound and doesn’t makes any crucial move, the FRAMA stays flat.

    The FRAMA essential divides the activity chart smaller groups and then compares these groups one after the other.

    This means the activity chart is a cluster of a lot of squares i.e. smaller and larger ones.


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    MT4 Indicator Characteristics

    Currency pairs: Any

    Platform: Metatrader 4

    Type: chart pattern indicator

    Customization options: Variable (PeriodFRAMA, Price Type), Colors, width & Style.

    Time frames: 5-Minutes, 15-Minutes, 30-Minutes, 1-Hour, 4-Hours, 1-Day, 1-Week, 1-Month

    Type: trend

    How to install the Fractal Adaptive Moving Average custom indicator in Metatrader 4?

    • Download the Fractal Adaptive Moving Average indicator to your computer.
    • Open your Metatrader 4 platform.
    • Open the data folder from the top menu.
    • Open the MQL4 folder.
    • Open the indicators folder.
    • Paste the indicator file in this folder.
    • Restart the trading platform.
    • Open any trading chart.
    • Attach the indicator to the chart.