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Lexique du Trader


Analyse: : Studies of various graphs, charts and tables that can allow positions on a market in action.

ASK : Amount of the purchase of A Pair of legacy.


Back Office : Indicates the technique that allows the exchange trading floor.

Banque de France : Bank of France is the main bank of the hexagon, it was nationalized in the 40s to become self-sufficient in the 90 It has an interest in the ECB.

European Central Bank: More commonly called ECB's headquarters in Brussels. It includes all cash flows from countries outside the euro area and ensuring fiscal policy in the countries of the euro area.

Bear market : A market is said to bear when the trend is down.

Ben Bernanke : This is the boss of the Fed (Federal Reserve System). He was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006 and balance the level of speculation in the stock market and has every right to inject large amounts of money not to destabilize the national currency.

BID : Indicates the amount of the sale for a currency pair.

Bollinger bands (bandes de Bollinger) : Tapes for viewing volatility fluctuations on prices.

Broker : Also called Broker, whose profession is to take positions in financial markets and binary option.

Bull : It means the attitude of an investor against the rise or fall of the price of a currency.

Bull Market : Attitude of an investor against the rise in prices of a currency


Cash: Cash means the currency in all its physical forms is in some ways cash.

Cash market: The market for physical currency. Specifically, these are exchange offices that allow such tourists to conduct foreign exchange operations during their travels

CDS: Contracts to protect buyers and sellers of financial which have appeared in 1994. The CBOE since 2011 offers binary options on CDS.

CFD (Contract for Difference): Contract of raw materials.

Counterparty: term for people who participate in exchanges on international currencies.

Crosses (crossed pairs): : All pairs that are neither major nor minor, nor exotic.


Day Trading: Position Paper, the opening and closing are on a single day.

Deposit: It means the minimum investment required for a position.

Drawdown Maximum Drawdown or (fall): It is a lowering of our standard of capital following a series of losses. The maximum loss is important because it helps to know if our initial capitalization is consistent with the method used.


Equity Curve (increase of capital curve) : Curve showing the progression of our initial capital depending on positions.

Expiry Time: Refers to the period or an option or a position is expired. This period can vary from 15 minutes to several years.


FED: FED is the US central bank, the equivalent of the ECB in Europe's role is similar to that of the ECB, to control and regulate speculation and inject sufficient liquidity to balance currency.

Flat or Flat Trend Range (flat trend): Refers to a market without trend.

Fundamental analysis: Using various economic and trading tools giving information from one country to identify trends upward or downward financial market

Forward (delayed delivery): A forward transaction is a deferred delivery contract. To set the price, the parties agree on the basis of the spot price and add a so-called margin premium or entrench a so-called margin discount.


GAP (gap between two quotations): When two quotations are not linearly follow, there is a gap between courses that materializes through a hole on the price curve.

GMT or Greenwich (average temp Greenwich): This is the universal time that serves as a legal reference in many areas. It calculates the time zones; in Paris, for example, we are at GMT + 1 hour to winter time and GMT + 2 hours for the summer time.


High Low High Low Refers to the highest or lowest price observed on a currency pair during a trading day.

Hedge: Action taken by a trader in the currency market to predict a bad change in the rate of trade currency. An investor who places a hedge is protected in case of sudden fall of a currency pair.


Intraday (in the day): When the chosen time horizon does not exceed the day. Typically a day trader works in intraday

IPC: Index price for consumption.


Japanese candlestick: Present form of graphs, it has the visibility of trends from opening until closing showing the rise or fall of the price of simplified manner, generally represented by candles in blue colors for the rise and red to indicate downward. It is very useful for technical analysis.


Limit Order (limit order): Order asking to buy or sell at a fixed or better price.

Long (long position): A long position, or be long, means that one has to buy an asset in the long term in relation to economic or other information

LOT: Indicates the volume of investment in the foreign exchange market


MACD or Moving Average Convergence Divergence: Indicator based on the moving averages cross by showing signals of these differences and allow pronouncements.

Margin Variation: Deposit required by the broker to his client can support any variation in the market.

Margin call: Margin call is a term for a long distance call to open an account or a credit account to take new positions. The margin call is subject to a minimum amount.

Market Maker: Refers to those who speculate on the rise or fall in the currency market, binary options or forex brokers are more likely to be called Market Maker.

Market Order (market order): Order asking to buy or sell at the current price.

Momentum (time): oscillating technical indicator that shows the time of a course, including the phases of overbought and oversold.

Money Management (Capital Management): A set of rules to best limit the negative effects of losing positions in our capital, including proper management of leverage and margin.

Moving Average or SMA or WMA or MMA or BMA or EMA (moving average) : moving average calculated from a number of previous quotations, which can be weighted by various mathematical formulas


OHCL : Graphic OHCL is composed of a succession of bars, each of which represents the opening, the highest, the lowest and closing a given period.


Penny Stock (action quoting a currency unit): In the European market, a penny stock is a share whose price is lower than the euro.

Pips or Pip: This is the smallest price change. Gains and losses are usually expressed in pips before being brought to a certain amount.


Quote (quotation): A rating is a publicly displayed prices resulting from a transaction between a seller and a buyer.


Risk Management (risk management): A set of rules to manage the risk of an open position; this includes the proper placement of a stop-loss or stop loose.

RSI or Relative Strength Index (indicator of the relative strengths): Oscillator merely correcting defects momentum and rate of change.


Scalp or Scalper Scalping or Scalptrading (pips hunter): Practicing scalptrading means that one works on the shortest possible duration to take advantage of smaller price changes. For a scalper; any account pip.

Short (short position): A short position or going short means a short sale, when selling an asset before purchasing. Thereafter, it will buy it later and possibly cheaper.

Short or "Short": A term indicating a position on the short term generally used to indicate a binary option position on 15 minutes.

Spread (range): Difference expressed in pips between the purchase price and the sale price or between the bid and ask.

Stop or Stop Order or Stop Loose (stop order or stop loss): Order asking to buy or sell at any price from a predefined threshold. This type of order also helps protect against adverse price movements.


Technical correction: Fixed prices up or down.

Ticks Tick or (dimension point): Each new quote is called tick, this means the emergence of a new point forward on the graph of a currency pair.

Timing (time horizon): Period within which an action must be performed or scenario to be realized.

Trader (speaker): A person who is involved in a financial market.

Trading (scalp): Action to intervene in a financial market

Trading Range (corridor): Technical analysis term meaning that the classes change between two terminals of price and form a corridor for a while.

Trading Sheet (trading plan): A set of rules to follow for a position on the market.

Trailing Order or Trailing Stop (stop order slippery): Stop that automatically moves based on a favorable course.

Trend : A trend is the general direction in which over time the market price..


Underlying asset: Indexing and development of a binary option trade by a broker.


Value date: Indicates the date or deferred delivery to be paid.

Venture Capital (VC): : This is the money given by an investor in a risky investment broker such as buying or selling currencies. The broker is obliged to explain to the client the risks and market fluctuations.