CHAPTER 7

image

Candlestick Charts with jqPlot

Candlestick charts are widely used in the analysis of a currency over time or of price movements. This chart consists of a series of vertical bars, called candlesticks. They show the opening, closing, lowest, and highest price in a given time period (see Figure 7-1). For this reason, this kind of chart is often called an OHLC chart (when it reports open-high-low-close values) or an HLC chart (when it reports onlyhigh-low-close values).

9781484208632_Fig07-01.jpg

Figure 7-1. Different ways to represent OHLC data: (a) line, (b) real ...

Get Create Web Charts with jqPlot now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.