Forex Trading Terms

  1. Accreting Principal Swap

  2. ADF (Andorran Franc)

  3. Adjustable Peg

  4. Adjustment

  5. AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham)

  6. AFA (Afghanistan Afghani)

  7. Aggregate Risk

  8. ALL (Albanian Lek)

  9. American Currency Quotation

  10. ANG (Netherlands Antilles Guilder)

  11. AON (Angolan Novo Kwanza)

  12. Application Programming Interface - API

  13. Arbitrage Pricing Theory - APT

  14. ARP (Argentinian peso)

  15. ARS (Argentinian Nuevo peso)

  16. Asian Currency Unit - ACU

  17. ATS (Austrian Schilling)

  18. AUD

  19. AUD (Australian Dollar)

  20. AUD/USD (Australian Dollar/U.S. Dollar)

  21. Aussie

  22. Authorized Forex Dealer

  23. Automated Forex Trading

  24. Automatic Execution

  25. Autotrading

  26. AWG (Aruban Florin)

  27. Balassa-Samuelson Effect

  28. Base Currency

  29. Basic Balance

  30. Basket Of USD Shorts

  31. BBD (Barbados Dollar)

  32. BDT (Bangladesh Taka)

  33. Bear Squeeze

  34. Bear Straddle

  35. BerkShares

  36. BGN (Bulgarian Lev)

  37. BHD (Bahraini Dinar)

  38. Bhutan Ngultrum (BTN)

  39. Bid

  40. Bid And Asked

  41. BIF (Burundi Franc)

  42. Big Mac PPP

  43. Bimetallic Standard

  44. Bitcoin

  45. Bitcoin Mining

  46. Bitomat

  47. Blocked Currency

  48. BMD (Bermudian Dollar)

  49. BND (Brunei Dollar)

  50. BOB (Bolivian Boliviano)

  51. Bosnia-Herzegovina Convertible Mark - BAM

  52. Bretton Woods Agreement

  53. Britcoin

  54. BRL (Brazilian Real)

  55. BSD (Bahamian Dollar)

  56. BTN (Bhutanese Ngultrum)

  57. Burgernomics

  58. Buy Quote

  59. BWP (Botswana Pula)

  60. BZD (Belize Dollar)

  61. Cable

  62. CAD

  63. CAD (Canadian Dollar)

  64. Calgary Dollar

  65. Cambist

  66. Cambrist

  67. Carry Grid

  68. Cash Delivery

  69. Central African CFA Franc - XAF

  70. CFA Franc

  71. CFP Franc - XPF

  72. CHF

  73. CHF (Swiss Franc)

  74. Circus Swap

  75. Clean Float

  76. CLP (Chilean Peso)

  77. CNY

  78. CNY (China Yuan Renminbi)

  79. Commodity Pairs

  80. Common Gap

  81. Community Currency

  82. Competitive Devaluation

  83. Complementary Currency - CC

  84. Confederate Dollar

  85. Constant Currencies

  86. Continentals

  87. Contract Unit

  88. Conversion Rate

  89. Convertible Currency

  90. COP

  91. Copey

  92. Counter Currency

  93. Covered Interest Arbitrage

  94. Crawling Peg

  95. CRC

  96. Credit Checking

  97. Cross Currency

  98. Cross Rate

  99. Cross-Currency Settlement Risk

  100. Cross-Currency Swap

Hot Definitions
  1. Amplitude

    The difference in price from the midpoint of a trough to the midpoint of a peak of a security. Amplitude is positive when calculating a bullish retracement (when calculating from trough to peak) and negative when calculating a bearish retracement (when calculating from peak to trough).
  2. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  3. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  4. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
  5. Leased Bank Guarantee

    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  6. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
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