Finding Out About Fractals by Clem Chambers
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Finding Out About Fractals by Clem Chambers
How are fractals related to the financial markets?
Fractals hold a powerful mystique, but few
truly understand what a fractal is and how it
relates to the market. To most, a fractal is a
fantastically beautiful graph with curly edges
that seems to have a hypnotic grip on the
viewer. Expressed as images, fractals have an
almost-magical charm, while the word itself, coined and
popularized by scientist and mathematician Benoit
Mandelbrot, has taken on an almost incantation-like property, as though it were a synonym for "abracadabra."
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