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Trend

When a market is making a clear, sustained move upwards or downwards, it is called a trend. Identifying the beginning and end of trends is a key part of market analysis.

Ticker

A stock ticker is a record of the price of securities listed on a stock exchange, continuously updated throughout a trading session. Stock prices will ‘tick’ up and down throughout the day.

Trading Plan

A trading plan is a strategy set by the individual trader in order to systemise evaluation of assets, risk management, types of trading, and objective setting. Most trading plans will comprise two par...

Trailing Stop

A trailing stop order is a specific type of stop-loss that automatically follows your position if the market rises, securing your profit, but it will remain in place if the market falls – closing ou...

Trading Chart

The trading chart displays information that can help you decide when to enter and exit a position. There are many kinds of trading charts: bar charts, line charts, point and figure, market profil...

Trading Platform

A trading platform is used to connect buyers and sellers, and in many cases has superseded traditional stock market floor trading and telephone trading. A trading platform allows traders to conduct tr...

Trendline

Trendlines are easily recognizable lines that traders draw on charts to connect a series of prices together or show some data’s best fit. The resulting line is then used to give the trader a goo...

Trend Trading

Trend trading is a strategy that involves using technical indicators to identify the direction of market momentum. It is based on the idea that markets have an element of predictability, so by analyzi...

Trading

Financial trading is the buying and selling of financial assets. It is carried out in one of two ways: via an exchange or over the counter (OTC). An exchange is a highly-organized marketplace where y...

Trade

Trade is a basic economic concept involving the buying and selling of goods and services, with compensation paid by a buyer to a seller, or the exchange of goods or services between parties. Trade can...