PointFigureChart

PointFigureChart[{{date1,p1},{date2,p2},}]

makes a point and figure chart with prices pi at date datei.

PointFigureChart[{"name",daterange}]

makes a point and figure chart of closing prices for the financial entity "name" over the date range daterange.

PointFigureChart[{},s,n]

makes a point and figure chart with point and figure height s and n reversals.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (4)

Chart the prices from a list of values:

Use three months of prices from FinancialData entities:

Specify a date range:

Change the reversal threshold:

Scope  (27)

Data and Wrappers  (16)

Automatically get quarterly data for a financial entity:

Get data for a specific date range:

Get data from FinancialData:

Point and figure height by default is a fraction of the price range:

Specify increment size as a fraction of the price range:

Use fixed-size increments:

A new column starts when price change exceeds the reversal value:

The data may include units:

Specify the units to use:

Data can be TimeSeries, EventSeries, or TemporalData:

Use wrappers on individual data:

Use wrappers on entire datasets:

Wrappers can be nested:

Override the default tooltips:

Use PopupWindow to provide additional drilldown information:

Button can be used to trigger any action:

Styling and Appearance  (8)

Specify styles for up and down trends:

Use preset styles:

Use classical point and figure elements:

Use custom chart elements:

ChartBaseStyle can be used to set a style for all chart elements:

Style can be used to override styles:

Use built-in programmatically generated bars:

Use a theme with simple ticks and grid lines in a bright color scheme:

Use a theme with a dark background in a high-contrast color scheme:

Labeling  (3)

Use Labeled to add a label to a candlestick:

Use symbolic positions for label placement:

Label a list of date events:

Use Placed to control the positioning of labels, using the same positions as for Labeled:

Options  (44)

AxesOrigin  (3)

Axes origin is on the left by default:

Place the axis at the end of February:

Use named positions for the axis:

ChartBaseStyle  (4)

Use ChartBaseStyle to style the points and figures:

ChartBaseStyle combines with TrendStyle:

ChartStyle may override settings for ChartBaseStyle:

Style may override settings for ChartBaseStyle:

ChartElementFunction  (4)

Get a list of built-in settings for ChartElementFunction:

ChartElementFunction shows the global scale:

Write a custom ChartElementFunction:

ChartElements  (7)

Use any Graphics object for the points and figures:

Use different markers for up and down trends:

Chart elements are sized to match the point and figure heights:

Graphical elements pick up the style from TrendStyle:

Graphics3D:

Use images for the bars:

Use preset chart elements:

Stretch the shape to fill the bar:

EventLabels  (3)

Events are labeled at the price by default:

Use Placed to control label placement:

Use Placed to control label appearance:

GridLines  (4)

Grid lines are used by default:

Turn off date grid lines:

Turn off price grid lines:

Place grid lines at month or year boundaries:

Use dotted grid lines for months and red grid lines for years:

GridLinesStyle  (3)

By default, GridLinesStyle uses dotted grid lines with emphasized year grid lines:

Style grid lines:

GridLines overrides GridLinesStyle:

PerformanceGoal  (3)

Generate a PointFigureChart with interactive highlighting:

Emphasize performance by disabling interactive behaviors:

Typically, less memory is required for non-interactive charts:

PlotRange  (3)

PointFigureChart automatically draws all price dates:

Limit to a specific date range:

PlotRange only includes dates for which there is data:

PlotTheme  (2)

Use a theme with simple ticks and grid lines in a bright color scheme:

Change the trend style:

ScalingFunction  (2)

Prices are normally shown on a linear scale:

Show prices on a logarithmic scale:

TrendStyle  (6)

TrendStyle uses green for up trends and red for down trends by default:

Use black for up trends and red for down trends:

Use named styles:

TrendStyle combines with ChartBaseStyle:

With TrendStyle set to None, the base style is used for up trends and empty bars for down trends:

TrendStyle->style uses style for up trends and empty bars for down trends:

Properties & Relations  (8)

Larger height value filters out more noises:

A new column starts when price change exceeds the reversal value:

PointFigureChart only shows time periods with significant change in price:

Use CandlestickChart to visualize the financial data:

Use TradingChart to visualize and analyze financial data:

Use InteractiveTradingChart to visualize and interactively analyze financial data:

Use RenkoChart, LineBreakChart, and KagiChart to analyze the relation of financial prices and time:

Use DateListPlot to visualize financial data:

Wolfram Research (2010), PointFigureChart, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html (updated 2014).

Text

Wolfram Research (2010), PointFigureChart, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html (updated 2014).

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2010. "PointFigureChart." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2014. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2010). PointFigureChart. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2024_pointfigurechart, author="Wolfram Research", title="{PointFigureChart}", year="2014", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html}", note=[Accessed: 23-April-2024 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2024_pointfigurechart, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={PointFigureChart}, year={2014}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/PointFigureChart.html}, note=[Accessed: 23-April-2024 ]}