Glossary

Expert Advisors

What are expert advisors? In the trading world, expert advisors (EAs) are programs that are developed and run on a trading platform to facilitate algorithm trading. Depending on the parameters…

Tokenized Stocks

Tokenization of financial assets After the introduction of Bitcoin, the financial sector has been subjected to another wave of revolution in the form of tokenized assets. In the context of…

Spot Market

In a spot market, the financial instrument is sold and paid for immediately. The delivery then happens instantaneously or within a short span of time. The asset can be anything…

Bull trap

A bull trap refers to the reversal of a bullish trend that forces the bulls in the market to exit their long positions and incur hefty losses. It is a…

Divergence

In forex, divergence appears when a security’s price moves in a different direction from an oscillator or other technical indicator. It may also be that the price movement is contrary…

Spread

When trading currency pairs, you will notice that the price you buy the base currency at (ask price) is different from the amount at which you sell the base currency…

Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods’ significance lies in the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference held in the region in 1944. The officials in attendance formulated an agreement that facilitated economic reconstruction after…

International Monetary Fund

Origin of the IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded in 1944 during a UN conference in Bretton Woods. The 44 countries that attended the conference focused on formulating…

World Bank

What is the World Bank? World Bank is an international financial organization under the United Nations (UN) system. It has 189 member countries, playing a crucial part in its decision-making…

Leveraged ETF

What is a leveraged ETF? An ETF (exchange-traded fund) is a group of securities traded under one ticker symbol like typical equity. The included assets are part of the index…

Shooting Star Candlestick

What is a shooting star candlestick? A shooting star candlestick is a bearish reversal pattern that forms when an asset’s price is on an upward trend. It occurs when the…

Margin

What is margin? Margin is the amount of money that a broker requires you to deposit into your trading account for you to open a position. It is not a…