Glossary of trading terms

The Glossary explains a wide variety of financial terms that you will need for your trading career. It includes hundreds of terms related to finance and trade. Use it for quick and clear reference.

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Simultaneously buying and selling a specific asset on 2 different markets in order to profit from the differential.

Ask price

The price that a seller is asking for his/her asset. In forex and CFD trading, the broker determines the ask price.


A stock, commodity, currency, index or any other entity one may trade or invest in.


Forex slang for the Australian-US Dollar pair.