Fractals


Summary

The fractal indicator is a trading indicator used in technical analysis that is used to identify potential trend reversal points in a market.

Syntax

public interface Fractals

Members

NameTypeSummary
DownFractal Property
UpFractal Property

Example 1

using cAlgo.API;
using cAlgo.API.Indicators;
using cAlgo.API.Internals;
namespace cAlgo.Robots
{
    // This sample cBot shows how to use the Fractals indicator
    [Robot(TimeZone = TimeZones.UTC, AccessRights = AccessRights.None)]
    public class FractalsSample : Robot
    {
        private double _volumeInUnits;
        private Fractals _fractals;
        [Parameter("Volume (Lots)", DefaultValue = 0.01)]
        public double VolumeInLots { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Stop Loss (Pips)", DefaultValue = 10)]
        public double StopLossInPips { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Take Profit (Pips)", DefaultValue = 10)]
        public double TakeProfitInPips { get; set; }
        [Parameter("Label", DefaultValue = "Sample")]
        public string Label { get; set; }
        public Position[] BotPositions
        {
            get
            {
                return Positions.FindAll(Label);
            }
        }
        protected override void OnStart()
        {
            _volumeInUnits = Symbol.QuantityToVolumeInUnits(VolumeInLots);
            _fractals = Indicators.Fractals(5);
        }
        protected override void OnBar()
        {
            if (!double.IsNaN(_fractals.DownFractal.Last(1)))
            {
                ClosePositions(TradeType.Sell);
                ExecuteMarketOrder(TradeType.Buy, SymbolName, _volumeInUnits, Label, StopLossInPips, TakeProfitInPips);
            }
            else if (!double.IsNaN(_fractals.UpFractal.Last(1)))
            {
                ClosePositions(TradeType.Buy);
                ExecuteMarketOrder(TradeType.Sell, SymbolName, _volumeInUnits, Label, StopLossInPips, TakeProfitInPips);
            }
        }
        private void ClosePositions(TradeType tradeType)
        {
            foreach (var position in BotPositions)
            {
                if (position.TradeType != tradeType) continue;
                ClosePosition(position);
            }
        }
    }
}
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