Active Trading Terms

  1. Cashless Exercise

  2. Cat Spread

  3. Centipede Game

  4. CFLEX

  5. Chaikin Oscillator

  6. Chameleon Option

  7. Chande Momentum Oscillator

  8. Change

  9. Changer

  10. Channel

  11. Charm

  12. Chart Formation

  13. Chartered Market Technician - CMT

  14. Chartist

  15. Chasing The Market

  16. Cheap Money

  17. Cheap Stock

  18. Chicago Board Of Trade - CBOT

  19. Chicago Board Options Exchange - CBOE

  20. Chicago Mercantile Exchange - CME

  21. Chikou Span

  22. Chinese Hedge

  23. Chooser Option

  24. Choppy Market

  25. Christmas Tree

  26. Circular Flow Of Income

  27. Clearing

  28. Clearing Fee

  29. Clearing House

  30. Clearing Member Trade Agreement - CMTA

  31. Climax

  32. Cliquet

  33. Close

  34. Close Location Value - CLV

  35. Closed-Market Transaction

  36. Closing Bell

  37. Closing Offset (CO) Order

  38. Closing Range

  39. Closing Tick

  40. Cognitive Dissonance

  41. Coiled Market

  42. Collar

  43. Collar Agreement

  44. Color

  45. Combination

  46. Combination Loan

  47. Commercial

  48. Commercial Trader

  49. Commodity Channel Index - CCI

  50. Commodity Exchange Act - CEA

  51. Commodity Futures Contract

  52. Commodity Pool Operator - CPO

  53. Commodity Price Risk

  54. Commodity Selection Index - CSI

  55. Common Gap

  56. Competitive Bid Option

  57. Compliance Registered Options Principal - CROP

  58. Compound Option

  59. Conditional Call Option

  60. Conditional Order

  61. Condor Spread

  62. Confirmation

  63. Confirmation Bias

  64. Confirmation On A Chart

  65. Confluence

  66. Congestion

  67. Conservative Growth

  68. Consolidated Tape

  69. Consolidation

  70. Constant Ratio Plan

  71. Contango

  72. Contingency Order

  73. Contingent Order

  74. Continuation Pattern

  75. Continuous Trading

  76. Contra Market

  77. Contract Market

  78. Contract Month

  79. Contract Size

  80. Contract Unit

  81. Contrarian

  82. Conversion Arbitrage

  83. Copenhagen Stock Exchange - CSE

  84. Coppock Curve

  85. Corrective Waves

  86. Count

  87. Counterbid

  88. Countermove

  89. Counterparty

  90. Countertrend Strategy

  91. Countertrend Trading

  92. Country Basket

  93. Cournot Competition

  94. Cover

  95. Cover On A Bounce

  96. Cover On Approach

  97. Covered Bear

  98. Covered Call

  99. Covered Combination

  100. Covered Straddle

Hot Definitions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
  4. Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant
  5. Re-fracking

    Re-fracking is the practice of returning to older wells that had been fracked in the recent past to capitalize on newer, more effective extraction technology. Re-fracking can be effective on especially tight oil deposits – where the shale products low yields – to extend their productivity.
  6. TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines.' Similar to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the acronym was coined by and investor/economist to group fast-growing emerging market economies in similar states of economic development.
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