Tag: P


Acronym for profit and loss statement.

Pending Order

An instruction to buy or sell an instrument when predetermined requirements are met.


A common term used in the currency markets to describe the smallest incremental move that an exchange rate can make. Usually, this is one basis point (0.0001) in the case of EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, and .01 in the case of USD/JPY.


Price changes are normally quoted in percentage points and are often denoted using the percent sign.


The total collection of assets held or managed by a trader.


The total amount of security a trader owns.

Position Trader

Refers to an investor who prefers holding a position for a longer time, expecting its price to rise.


The amount by which a bond or stock sells above its par value.

Price Action

The evolution of a security’s value over time.