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See also: Chartist
chartist (plural chartists)
- (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.
- "Unless you are a chartist – who times the buying and selling of shares on the basis of the historical ups and downs in their performance – you will want to do some fundamental analysis of a company's accounts." — Financial Times