Japanese candlestick chart

A charting technique in technical analysis that, among other things, indicates the spread of a day's prices, the opening and closing prices and whether the market moved up or down during the trading session. Developed in the 1600s.

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Point and figure chart
A price-only chart that takes into account only whole integer changes in price, i.e., a 2-point change. Point and figure charting disregards the element of time and is solely used to record changes in price.

Corporate charter
A legal document creating a corporation.

Technical trader who reacts to signals derived from graphs of price movements.

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Take-or-pay contract

A contract that obligates the purchaser to take any product that is offered to it (and pay the cash purchase price) or pay a specified amount if it refuses to take the product.

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