“Chartjunk refers to all visual elements in charts and graphs that are not necessary to comprehend the information represented on the graph, or that distract the viewer from this information.“ as defined by Wikipedia and Edward R. Tufte
Retired founder and P.M. of a small hedge fund family. Named "Best of the Web" Stock Picker 2005 by Forbes. Both of my funds in 2008 returned double digit positive results. Retired in 2009 to the beach. Freelance writer on Global Macro markets.