Dot Plot

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A diagrammatic depiction of test results as a type of scattergram in which the horizontal axis represents discrete non-continuous variables rather than a continuous scale and the vertical axis is assigned values falling in a range
Lab medicine A format for depicting data—e.g., patient results from an assay—in which results are placed in the context of multiple disease states rather than in a traditional 2 X 2 table of 2 possible test results—positive, negative—and 2 possible clinical states—disease present, disease absent. Dot plots provide information with greater clinical relevance
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The Fed's new dot plot, which reflects the median projections of Fed policymakers, lifted projections for GDP growth to 2.
The so-called dot plot of interest rate predictions suggestes that there will be three quarter-point increases next year.
The dot plot, updated quarterly, displays the anonymous projections of individual Fed officials for the path of their benchmark rate as well as for inflation and economic growth.
However, it isn't the rate hike that will move the dollar on Wednesday, it's the tone, economic projections and the dot plot.
Investors, however, are likely to be keeping their eyes on the Fed's economic projections, and the dot plot.
In Figure 1, the dot plot shows the characteristic distribution of the lymphocytes in red, the monocytes in green and the granulocytes in blue.
The Fed fund futures show only a 70% chance of one rate hike in 2018, while the FED's dot plot indicate 3 rate hikes.
Wage growth is what's needed to narrow the disparities between the Fed's dot plot and the markets own dot plot.
This had the effect of moving the Fed dot plot liftoff path for 2016 and 2017 closer to market pricing, but with the latter still well below the former.
The Fed's median forecast, in the central bank's dot plot charts, suggest rates will rise a full percentage point a year until they hit 3.
control grouping, this is accomplished by requesting a Dot plot of the original data (Figure 8).