Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who analyzes movements or trends in the price of stocks or other securities as a means of predicting future performance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of a body of political reformers (chiefly working men) that sprang up in England about the year 1838.
  • Of or pertaining to the Chartists; connected with Chartism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun engraving A supporter or partisan of chartism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun finance A financial analyst who attempts to predict future movements in the prices of shares or other financial instruments by looking for patterns in charts of historical data.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
  • noun a stock market analyst who tries to predict market trends from graphs of recent prices of securities

Etymologies

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chart +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Long-term chartist Martin Pring had the same thought in his Monthly, published this weekend: The Gold Miners ETF, the GDX, has been lagging the metal quite badly.

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  • Those of a more nervous disposition might find long-term chartist Martin Pring's typically more white-knuckled weekly comment on Friday more effective comfort: Things look pretty good for the iPath DJ-UBS Precious Metals Subindex Total Return ETN

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  • Many readers would probably believe the predictions of a tea leaf reader before those of a "chartist".

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  • "chartist," trying to predict the movements of stock prices by studying charts of past movements ...

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  • After consolidation, draw the topside trend line first, completing the formation with the duplicate bottom trend line giving the chartist the flag boundaries.

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  • In order to establish the formation initially, it is recommended that the chartist draw the topside trend line first.

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  • Benbow, a chartist, who was one of the earliest pamphleteers to articulate the idea of a labour theory of value, called for a whole month's holiday to promote the happiness and liberty of all mankind.

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  • Now I'm no chartist so I don't claim to know or even trust the ideas of resistance levels and such especially (when a mania may be manifesting), but I have to think that $20 dollars is going to be a major psychological barrier and if it can be passed with ease that $18 and $19 was, this will point to blue sky and profits.

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  • Now I'm no chartist so I don't claim to know or even trust the ideas of resistance levels and such especially (when a mania may be manifesting), but I have to think that $20 dollars is going to be a major psychological barrier and if it can be passed with ease that $18 and $19 was, this will point to blue sky and profits.

    Silver closes on $20 with vigor

  • He has always eschewed short-selling, punting on derivatives, market guesses and chartist strategies, believing them to be inherently dangerous and unsustainable.

    James Berman: Warren Buffett Unplugged

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