Scatter plots

The financial data that we've used up to this point in this section is usually considered time series data. Time series data is simply sequential data that usually includes a date or a timestamp. Scatter plots don't have to be tied to sequential data. So, in this section, what we would like to do is develop an understanding of the share price of a stock, and how much that stock is traded in terms of volume. So, we're going to be comparing the stock price to the volume traded, with a relatively simple plot. You're going to see very quickly that this plot is insufficient to meet our needs of understanding the plot. So, we're going to be comparing that stock price with the log of the volume traded. So, what we would like to do ...

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