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Technical Analyst

A person who engages in technical analysis, especially professionally. Technical analysts use statistics to determine trends in security prices, and make or recommend investment decisions based on those trends. They do not attempt to determine the intrinsic value of securities, but instead focus on matters such as trade volume, demand, and volatility. Technical analysts often evaluate short-term trends almost exclusively, which is both a strength and a weakness in their analysis. They are sometimes called chartists because of the importance charts have in technical analysis. See also: Fundamental analysis.

chartist

An analyst, such as a market technician, who attempts to determine future stock price movements using past price movements that have been recorded on a chart. Two chartists may have different projections after viewing the same chart.
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The Chartist movement was overwhelmingly a "moral force" movement, that is, its practitioners were mostly nonviolent, just as the majority of our Occupy Wall Street participants.
The introduction of fixed-term parliaments was part of the coalition agreement, though for rather longer spells than the Chartists wanted.
And in order to do so one must look at the essence of the Chartist programme--the People's Charter--and at the precise language used to describe its intentions and ideals.
The second section, comprising three chapters, examines Chartist poetry at three moments of crisis: the aftermath of the Newport uprising of 1839; the Plug Plot general strike of 1842; and during what was both the apogee and the nadir of the movement in 1848.
The book has the feel of a story to it and is structured in a chronological way which pinpoints the key events in the history of the Chartist movement from the publication of the "People's Charter" to the organizational problems that dogged the movement throughout the 1840s, which the author rightly calls the period a "continuing saga of dissent.
I recall the brave soldiers who defused a 1,000lb bomb at the Chartist Road/Aston Church Road corner, only to be killed a week later doing the same elsewhere.
Mary Ann Walker briefly attracted the attention of the Times, Punch, and the Chartist press in 1842 when she lectured on behalf of the People's Charter and defended women's political representation.
This principle or idea of correspondence between microcosm and macrocosm, evident in these two chartist models, is doubtless not completely alien to other models cited above, nor to the natural conception of the financial world held by numerous speculators in respect of the manner in which they can act on and in this world.
The Chartist Mutual Fund Timer; also edited by Dan Sullivan, uses his proprietary timing models to measure the risk in the markets and recommends mutual funds.
The apparent weakness of both Chartist and Fundamentalist forecasts raises the question of which forecasting technique will produce the most profitable trading strategy for international investors.
Speaking at the Newport City Summit, Celtic Manor chief executive Ian Edwards said that Chartist Tower, the city's tallest building, would make a great new hotel site.