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How to disable the new alert lines in the TradingView chart

Hate the new horizontal dashed red lines denoting the active alert in TradingView! They are way too obtrusive. Any way to disable them? Me I haven't found any.
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How to chart what a mutual fund or ETF will return if dividends are reinvested?

When looking at financial charts like bigcharts.com, the chart shows closing price (or OHLC) for each day. This shows growth (or decline) of the equity if dividends are not reinvested. But what if ...
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Does Yahoo finance adjust ETF's historical data for splits and dividends? (not stocks or shares)

On the ETF's graphs I see there are steep falls. There is a legend indicating the ETF was split 1:10. However like Stocks or Shares, I don't see the price being adjusted for splits. Is this correct, ...
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What kind of activity do the long candle-lines on candlestick charts correspond to?

The image at the bottom shows the price of a particular stock earlier today on a red/green candlestick chart. Some of the candle bodies have thin lines ,circled in red, sticking up (circled on one ...
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How can I compare multiple mutual funds on a single chart at once?

Google finance (finance.google.com, or www.google.com/finance), used to have the ability to compare many stocks or mutual funds (tickers) at once. Now, apparently after they significantly altered and ...
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What's going on with my stock chart? (Mandated maximum price?)

I own this stock, and I've never seen a chart history like this before. Pictured below: I've never seen a stock chart with flat peaks like that. This stock has been fluctuating for the last month ...
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TOS: Candlestick vs Candlestick trend

Working with ThinkOrSwim (TOS) platform, I am trying to understand the differences between candlestick styles. Specifically "Candlestick" (C) vs "Candlestick trend" (CT). Pink: Why does a C.green ...
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What is a stock down from when it “is down”?

So i decided to play around with stock trading a little bit. In my trading the stocks will be down when they are below this dotted line on the chart, I have no idea how this is measured or what this ...
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Help a beginner understand differences in candlestick charts

I have been researching how to read candlestick charts and I'm getting the basics of it, however there is one thing that I just don't understand. I have been watching 1 stock using both Yahoo Finance ...
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Create a candlestick chart from past transactions

I have been logging the buy/sell transactions for bitcoin on a specific exchange and I'd like to create a candlestick chart from it. Instinctively, I think I should decide on an time interval and ...
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Why do Ethereum and Bitcoin have very similar charts?

I have noticed today that Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) charts look almost the same. Why are they so correlated?
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What is wrong with this Chart/Information

According to the chart from google. This fund is down 7% for three months, but looking over to the right it shows this fund is up 7% ? So what is the truth?
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How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD?

I am looking at SeekingAlpha and Bloomberg. On SeekingAlpha, I have added the MACD indicator, and get the following chart for 1 Month data: On the Bloomberg website, I change the time length to 1-...
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What causes price go up or down? [closed]

I am novice, and have this question: for example, in general, when demand is more than supply, price goes up... but in case of exchange/charts: apart from fundamental events, how can supply/demand ...
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What causes a saw-tooth like trend of a bond?

I'm curious why this bond (and likely many others) has a very regular pattern of vertical increases and decreases at what seems to me starts and ends of trading days. Visually it shows like a saw-...
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Understanding the symbols next to the Ticker

I'm quite new to trading but am getting a decent handle on it, including reading charts. I came across this bit of information that's confusing me on the tradingview.com charts. I don't understand ...
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How does one determine the width of a candlestick bar?

Is there some "thumb rule" on how to choose the width of candlestick bars for analysis in relation to the time period for which a stock or currency pair is being analyzed? Obviously, minute bars do ...
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Understanding Pin Bars

I have troubles with Pin Bars. I read that they could show a trend reversal in the market. Can they be bullish and bearish and how do you tell if it is one (i.e. is there a percentage of body to ...
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How can MACD be calculated for intraday trading?

MACD, or Moving Average Convergence Divergence, is a common indicator used by traders to mark potential buy and sell points. It looks to me as though MACD can only be calculated once per day using the ...
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No trading data other than close for a stock on a given date

I'am a web developer, I'm creating a web application stock chart. When deal with big amount of real world stock data, i come across a few line of odd data, for example "open price= 0, high price = 0, ...
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Why does Yahoo! Finance report different prices for the same index?

I'm using Yahoo! Finance to compare the FTSE 250 and DAX indices. However, I'm getting two very different results when comparing the indices over the same date range, depending on which I select as ...
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Definition of basis and cobasis in a chart

In this article https://monetary-metals.com/silver-price-spikes-but-what-demand-4-oct-2015/, there is a chart of basis and cobasis. For basis I found too many different meanings and for cobasis ...
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How often does a stock price change and where is this defined?

Let's suppose I want to collect stock prices for let's say AAPL on NASDAQ. Where do I find information on how often an official stock prices are calculated? Is is every millisecond, every second or ...
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Do “growth of $10k” charts for mutual funds account for fees? I've found conflicting information

I've had several people advise me that the growth of $10k charts that you see for mutual funds, and provided by, e.g., Morningstar, account for the expense ratio of that fund (but not sales loads). So ...
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How do I create a Custom Bar chart report in GnuCash?

I'm trying to create a custom bar chart report in GnuCash 2.6.5, similar to the Asset Bar Chart or Liability Bar Chart. What I need is a report that shows the sum of 3 (or more) accounts. Some are ...
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Why have candlestick charts overlaps?

my understanding of candlestick charts is that they are composed of open/high/low/close values of a particular timeframe. Now, if I opt for a, say, hourly chart, this would imply that the opening ...
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Chart analysis: What does this mean: 200 period moving average?

In a chart analysis I read the sentence the red 200 period moving average can be seen rising from the lower left of the chart. I know what a moving average is, but what is meant by the 200 period? Is ...
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Is there a more flexible stock chart service, e.g. permitting choice of colours when comparing multiple stocks?

I'm regardful that these websites can concurrently exhibit the price history/graph/chart for several stocks: http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/fund/qqq http://biz.yahoo.com/charts/guide8.html http:...
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OHLC chart, is it graphed on bid prices, ask prices or executed trades?

I have a stream of bid/ask market data and a stream of executed trades. Quick question, as not too sure how to best approach this. To draw an OHLC chart, would I: a) Base calculation entirely on ...
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What is this kind of price graph called, and what is it useful for?

What is this kind of graph called? How do I interpret it? What is it useful for? I can't even tell what the axes mean.
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What software and make charts, screen stocks, like in this answer?

I looked at this question Why would I want a diversified portfolio, versus throwing my investments into an index fund? and I tried to find the software victor was talking about but I couldn't. I ...
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How is a probability cone read?

So, googled this a little bit. Everything I read was very indepth. But for starters can someone give me a quick rundown on how to read this thing? Here is my interpretation, correct me where I am ...
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Is candlestick charting an effective trading tool in timing the markets?

In the world of technical analysis, is candlestick charting an effective trading tool in timing the markets? If used correctly, how accurate can they be in picking turning points in the market?
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Price graphs: why not percent change?

Apologies if this is a dumb question but: Why do price charts for securities like stocks and foreign exchange always show the actual price numbers instead of charting everything in terms of percent ...
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Web site for overlaying graph of exchange rate (e.g. USD/EUR) on S&P 500 index chart?

I would like to overlay the US Dollar exchange-rate vs the Euro with the S&P 500. What is the simplest way to do that? Is there a website that does that type of thing?
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Is there a website with options chain charts? [closed]

I would like to see a chart in the change of the bid price of an options chain. For example I'd like to see a daily chart of the bid price of ZNGA at a strike price of $10. Is there a free website ...
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Which online services offer logarithmic charts for equities such as index funds and ETFs?

The way Google Finance does the logarithmic representation is more a cry to absurdism, rather than logarithmic. So which services offer the logarithmic valuations, not just a bit axis moving? And it ...