Glossary Of Trading


A major change in price for an asset between the close of one trading session (or time-span) and the opening of the next.

GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

The total value of a country’s goods and services during a specific period of time. Real GDP is adjusted for inflation, whereas Nominal GDP is not. GDP per Capita is the total output per person, and GNP (Gross National Product) equals total production and services.


Greenwich Mean Time (usually equals UTC – Universal Coordinated Time). GMT is a time zone, while UTC is a standard.