Point and figure chart

Definition:

A price-only chart that takes into account only whole integer changes in price, i.e., a 2-point change. Point and figure charting disregards the element of time and is used solely to record changes in price.

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An attempt to acquire a large portion of a company's stock to gain control by offering stockholders a premium over the market value for their shares.

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