All aspects of technical analysis take place on price charts of assets. However, there are a variety of different chart types out there.
Each individual chart type offers traders and analysts a unique perspective on the underlying price action. Some chart types focus more on trends, while others offer additional information depending on a session’s open, close, high, and low.
Here are the most common chart types, what they are, their pros and cons, and why you may want to utilize one over another.