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noun & adjective
- ‘The red flag fluttered over Sheffield town hall on May Day, a reminder of the city's radical past dating back to the Chartists.’
- ‘We all know there are laws that apply to planning applications, although if the suffragettes and Chartists had adopted an attitude of apathy and did not stand up to be counted all those years ago, we would not now have the vote.’
- ‘Unusually for a parliamentarian, his roots are sunk deep in the historical soil of extra-parliamentary rebellion, from the Chartists and the Tolpuddle Martyrs, to the Suffragettes and the anti-poll tax protesters.’
- ‘The Chartists collected 250,000 signatures supporting their demands and, in 1839, presented a petition to the House of Commons which was rejected by 235 votes to 46.’
- ‘But comparing these people with our low-turnout, low-commitment electorate, I felt the Chartists and suffragettes would recognise them as fellow spirits.’
A person who uses charts of financial data to predict future trends and to guide investment strategies.
- ‘Professional charting software programs like Tradestation and others use 19 and 39-day periods as the default periods, but many chartists will experiment with other periods in an attempt to fine tune their studies.’
- ‘The chartists, the people employed by the world investment banks to survey long-term market trends, are getting rather excited about March 11.’
- ‘If a chartist draws a horizontal line at what appears to be the resistance at $15, the resistance may not be broken as the stock price moves to $16.’
- ‘The chartists and cyclists use technical analysis to develop their own explanation of what is occurring in the gold market.’
- ‘The chartist will look for an increase in the trading volume as the key indication that new highs will form.’
- ‘In the 1980s, while working as a junior chartist, Prechter stumbled upon the work of Ralph Nelson Elliott.’
- ‘You can see that, by changing the number of days or weeks as a time frame, the chartist can better determine the direction and duration of the trend.’
- ‘Judith Lord, chair of the chartists, said: ‘Why should council tax payers have to fund the cost of failure when there are options for both cheaper and better services?’’
- ‘Therefore, a chartist can look at the absolute-breadth index and determine the activity level of the market, determining the stability of market movements.’
- ‘If you were a regular viewer over the past three years you couldn't but be struck by the number of discredited fund managers, chartists, and stockbrokers that the company continues to wheel out to give their views on the market.’
- ‘In Japan, chartists are more interested in the relationship between the closing price and the opening price of the same trading day.’
- ‘Oil has twice pushed to the mid-fifties range and sold off violently, leading many chartists to assume that a double top is forming.’
- ‘When it comes to predicting exchange rates, there are chartists and fundamentalists.’
- ‘Robin Griffiths is one of the most closely heeded chartists.’
- ‘What the new chartist needs always to remember is that a continuation pattern is never set in stone.’
- ‘Technical analysts - also known as chartists - try to figure out whether prices will go up or down by looking at patterns in graphs of recent prices.’
- ‘The chartist, however, must establish how many price units make up a box, which is how much the price must move in the opposite direction for the chart to begin a new column.’
- ‘David Linton, a chartist and chief executive of an investment consultancy, believes investors can expect to see an upturn by October.’
- ‘If prices are in a downtrend and open interest is on the rise, chartists know that new money is coming into the market, showing aggressive new short selling.’
- ‘As the chartists among you will confirm, October sees more dips in stock markets than any other month (for some strange reasons which we won't go into here); but there's usually a rally before Christmas.’
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