- A chart that graphs the high, low, and settlement prices for a specific trading session over a given period of time. Chicago Board of Trade glossary————A graphic representation of price movement disclosing the high, low, close, and sometimes the opening prices for the day. A vertical line is drawn to correspond with the price range for the day, while a horizontal " tick" pointing to the left reveals the opening price, and a tick to the right indicates the closing price. After days of charting, patterns start to emerge, which technicians interpret for their price predictions. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary————A graph of prices, volume and open interest for a specified time period used by the chartist to forecast market trends. For example, a daily bar chart plots each trading session's high, low and settlement prices. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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* * *A type of chart, widely used by technical analysts and traders, that represents price information on a vertical bar. The top of the bar is the highest price and the bottom of the bar the lowest. A dash on the left-hand side of the bar denotes the opening price and a dash on the right-hand side the closing price. (Figure 1.)► See also Technical Analysis.
* * *bar chart UK US noun [C] (also bar graph) GRAPHS & CHARTS► a type of graph in which different amounts that are being compared are shown using rectangles that have different lengths but the same width: »
This bar chart shows each department's overheads in the last 12 months.
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