It might be an interesting experiment to match stock price histories againt the profiles of fractal mountain ranges.
… thinking that in its beginning the value of a company is zero – sea level. And, in the end … 🙂
This image doesn’t help you much if you’re the person travelling across the continent, though. You still don’t know what’s over the next hill. And, unlike real terrain, you can’t look ahead over valleys (low prices) to see the hills – or ocean – beyond.
But, it’s a nice image.