chart

Definition

A graph of the price movements of a given security over a given time period, sometimes along with volume data. Charts are the main tool that technical analysts use in order to plot data and predict prices. Technical analysts may use several different types of charts in order to conduct their tests and look for patterns in the data, including line charts, bar charts, and candlestick charts.

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You should try to keep a chart of how your project is progressing so that you can follow it along the way.

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I made a chart up in class that talked about what I needed to do in order to get business flowing again for my company.

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The chart clearly showed the fluctuations of the value of the stock over the entire business day, which pleased the daytrader.

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