Candlestick with price plotted as line Part of PowerCharts XT
A candlestick chart is used for analysis of equity and commodity prices.It allows showing the opening price, closing price, highest trading price, lowest trading price, and the trade volume on a single chart. The chart is visualized as a combination of the line and bar charts. The lines extending from the top and bottom of the bar data plots are called the wicks. Hence the name, candlestick chart.The price chart is rendered in the first half of the chart while the volume chart is rendered in the second half. This chart can be used to study the daily stock figures collected over a period of time.