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1. Commission The fee that a broker may charge clients for dealing on their behalf. See also: Broker
2. Commodities Exchange An exchange where various commodities and derivatives products are traded, including wheat, barley, sugar, maize, cotton, cocoa, coffee, milk products, pork bellies, oil, metals, and so on. More…
3. Commodity Futures Trading Commission The United States regulatory agency for commodity futures trading (www.cftc.gov).
4. Confirmation Written acknowledgment of a trade, listing important details such as the date, the size of the transaction, the price, the commission, and the amount of money involved.
5. Consumer Price Index A month to month economic indicator which gauges changes in the cost of living by measuring price changes in a common basket of goods and services that most people use, such as food, More…
6. Conversion Rate The value of one currency exchanged for another currency.
7. Convertible Currency A currency that can be exchanged for another without special permission. Today, most of the currencies which were previously unconvertible are now convertible, such as the Polish Zloty. More…
8. Copey Traders' term for the Danish Krone.
9. CORRA Canadian Overnight Money Market Rate - The rate used by financial institutions to borrow money to cover a shortage of funds (primarily for end-of-day settlement) from those institutions More…
10. Correlation A statistical term that refers to a relationship between two seemingly independent things. In forex for example, one could argue that the Euro and the Sterling have a higher correlation More…
11. Correspondent Bank The foreign banks representative who regularly performs services for a bank which has no branch in the relevant centre, e.g. to facilitate the transfer of funds. In the US this often occurs More…
12. Counterpart A participant in a financial transaction.
13. Counterparty The other party in a forex deal. In online spot forex, the counterparty is the market maker.
14. Country Risk By virtue of economic, political, and geographical factors, some countries are more stable than others. Country risk in reference to forex means the stability of the currency and the More…
15. Cover (1) To take out a forward foreign exchange contract. (2) To close out a short position by buying currency or securities which have been sold.

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