Active Trading Terms

  1. Liar's Poker

  2. LIBOR-in-Arrears Swap

  3. Limit Order

  4. Limit Order Book

  5. Limit-On-Close Order - LOC

  6. Limit-On-Open Order - LOO

  7. Line Chart

  8. Line Of Best Fit

  9. Linear Price Scale

  10. Linearly Weighted Moving Average

  11. Liquidation Margin

  12. Listed Option

  13. Local Volatility

  14. Locally-Capped Contract

  15. Lock In Profits

  16. Lock-Up Option

  17. Logarithmic Price Scale

  18. London International Financial Futures And Options Exchange - LIFFE

  19. Long (or Long Position)

  20. Long Jelly Roll

  21. Long Leg

  22. Long Market Value

  23. Long Put

  24. Long Squeeze

  25. Long Straddle

  26. Long Term

  27. Long-Legged Doji

  28. Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

  29. Long-Term Debt To Capitalization Ratio

  30. Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities - LEAPS

  31. Longevity Derivatives

  32. Look-Alike Contracts

  33. Lookback Option

  34. Loss Carryforward

  35. Loss Psychology

  36. Lot

  37. Low Exercise Price Option - LEPO

  38. Low Volume Pullback

  39. Magic Formula Investing

  40. Maintenance Margin

  41. Managed Forex Accounts

  42. Managed Futures Account

  43. Manual Execution

  44. Manual Trading

  45. Margin

  46. Margin Account

  47. Margin Call

  48. Margin Debt

  49. Margin Loan Availability

  50. Mark To Market - MTM

  51. Market Breadth

  52. Market Disruption

  53. Market Efficiency

  54. Market If Touched - MIT

  55. Market Indicators

  56. Market Letter

  57. Market Momentum

  58. Market Order

  59. Market Psychology

  60. Market Sentiment

  61. Market Technicians Association - MTA

  62. Market Timing

  63. Market Versus Quote - MVQ

  64. Market-On-Close Order - MOC

  65. Market-On-Open Order (MOO)

  66. Market-With-Protection Order

  67. Marketing Fraud

  68. Married Put

  69. Marubozo

  70. Mass Index

  71. Master Swap Agreement

  72. Mat Hold Pattern

  73. Matching Orders

  74. Matching Pennies

  75. Material Amount

  76. Matrix Trading

  77. Maturity

  78. Max Pain

  79. Maximum Leverage

  80. Maximum Loan-to-Value Ratio

  81. May Day

  82. McClellan Oscillator

  83. McClellan Summation Index

  84. McGinley Dynamic Indicator

  85. Mean Reversion

  86. Measuring Principle

  87. Mechanical Investing

  88. Mechanism Design

  89. Mechanism Design Theory

  90. Memory-Of-Price Strategy

  91. Merger Securities

  92. Merton Model

  93. Mezzanine Debt

  94. Mid-Atlantic Option

  95. Mini-Lot

  96. Mini-Sized Dow Options

  97. Minimum Guaranteed Fill Order- MGF

  98. Minimum Margin

  99. Mississippi Company

  100. Mixed Lot

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