Chart that cumulates the periodic returns given and draws a line graph of the results as a "wealth index".
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R 
an xts, vector, matrix, data frame, timeSeries or zoo object of asset returns 
wealth.index 
if 
geometric 
utilize geometric chaining (TRUE) or simple/arithmetic chaining (FALSE) to aggregate returns, default TRUE 
legend.loc 
places a legend into one of nine locations on the chart: bottomright, bottom, bottomleft, left, topleft, top, topright, right, or center. 
colorset 
color palette to use, set by default to rational choices 
begin 
Align shorter series to:

... 
any other passthru parameters 
Cumulates the return series and displays either as a wealth index or as cumulative returns.
Peter Carl
Bacon, Carl. Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement
and Attribution. Wiley. 2004.
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chart.CumReturns(edhec[,"Funds of Funds"],main="Cumulative Returns")
chart.CumReturns(edhec[,"Funds of Funds"],wealth.index=TRUE, main="Growth of $1")
data(managers)
chart.CumReturns(managers,main="Cumulative Returns",begin="first")
chart.CumReturns(managers,main="Cumulative Returns",begin="axis")

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