Visual representation of historical securities prices

Charts track the movements of securities prices over a given period of time, using easy-to-read diagrams to depict trends and developments.

Charts are used as the basis for technical analysis and for predicting future price developments.

Important types of charts include line, bar, candlestick, anchor, and point & figure charts.

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