Talk:2101: Technical Analysis
The Tobin citation comes from James Tobin's Fred Hirsch Memorial Lecture "On the Efficiency of the Financial System" in 1984 .
The explanation says “allego” and “prologue“ are “musical terms such as may be used in the introduction of a performed piece”. That may be true of “prologue” but “allegro”, according to Wikipedia, is “a tempo marking indicate to play fast, quickly and bright”. 22.214.171.124 11:40, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
- And, derived from this, a movement of a piece that is performed quickly may be referred to as an allegro. It can also be used to refer to an entire piece, such as this piece by Mozart:  Kazzie (talk) 12:00, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
- But based on the placement of the allego and the way it is written it is most likely a tempo. Tempo goes just above the music and in this case it is the only word on the page that is italicized. 126.96.36.199 14:09, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
How would this compare with “candlestick patterns” - the bathtub one looks like a funny name for a pattern *meant* to signal that prices could rise https://www.investopedia.com/articles/trading/06/advcandlesticks.asp. 188.8.131.52 13:55, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Random_walk_hypothesis 184.108.40.206 16:33, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
Should we make a table for each term like there is for other comics? 220.127.116.11 18:01, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
- Yes please. Also, the individual jokes could be explained better. For instance, I'm pretty sure "lumbar support" is there as a joke on the word "spline" looking & sounding a lot like "spine". I'm 90% certain it's a pun, but that's not mentioned yet.
- ProphetZarquon (talk) 19:30, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
XKCD lessons with Randall: Today I learned that the word "Allegro" actually has a meaning, and isn't just a random website name. 18.104.22.168 19:27, 21 January 2019 (UTC)