Trading-Vocabulary

Useful Vocabulary

  • Buy – “Long”
  • Sell – “Short”
  • Current Price – “Spot price”
  • Future Price
  • Base
  • Opening Collateral – “Opening Margins”
  • Open Contract – “Open Interest”
  • Minimum Move – “Tick”
  • Buying Price – “Ask” or “Asking Price”
  • Selling Price – “Bid” or “Biding Price”
  • Closing Price – “Settle Price”
  • Appearance on the board – “Come on the board”
  • Futures and Forwards