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Old 11-25-2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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Straight Lines in Stock Graph

Just curious, in a graph like this

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why are there regions in which the prices over time follow a straight line?
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Old 11-25-2008, 01:59 PM   #2
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I'm *guessing* that they just had no data in that time interval for some reason, and had to draw a line between two fairly distant points where that happens.
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I'm *guessing* that they just had no data in that time interval for some reason, and had to draw a line between two fairly distant points where that happens.
That kinda looks like it. There is no volume data under those straight lines.
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That's what I figured. However, the lines are a little jagged. Perhaps they don't want those sections to look too different from the rest of the graph.
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