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## Answers

Now as for Minus Symbol charts [-] {Symbol], I've only played around for an hour, but my first impression is I prefer the $ONE:[Symbol] ratio. The ratio also inverts the overlays and indicators, the trends are correct although the numbers are meaningless.

I agree with you, not sure I've figured out this one yet. It's a special tool if you want to look at the mirror image of a chart around the zero price line.

I think the Minus symbol is mainly for $VIX, or indexes/indicators that cross zero. I think you may have mentioned this topic in some post a long time ago before the Minus Symbol came into being when discussing $ONE and what happens as it approaches zero.

I am surprised there was enough demand to develop this feature.

@daniel_fromcebu: The Minus symbol should not be intended to replace the conventional view of a symbol. Thus, the indicators do not invert.

My question would be: how are the calculations different? Minus symbol vs. using $ONE in a Ratio Chart.

In one of Jack Shwager's books on market wizards, he visits one wizard who has a habit of turning charts upside down to figure out what is going on. So there could be something to it.

Inverted chart on QID

$one:QID