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1. Stable Market A market that can accommodate huge volumes of buying and selling without large moves. For example, the trading of the EUR/USD pair.
2. Sterilization The process by which central banks offset intervention in the forex market by activities in the domestic money market.
3. Sterling Another name for the British Pound (GBP). The full, official name, pound sterling, (plural: pounds sterling) See also: British pound, GBP, Cable
4. Stochastics Oscillator The stochastics oscillator is a special type of oscillator used for technical analysis. Each type is derived from a different equation and focuses on different aspects of price action.
5. Stock Broker An agent in the buying and selling of stocks or other securities.
6. Stocky Traders' term for the Swedish Krona.
7. Stop Loss Order Order to buy or sell when a given price is reached or passed to liquidate part or all of an existing position.
8. Stop Loss Strategy A trading strategy that involves setting limit orders at different price levels to avoid incurring further losses. See also: Stop Loss Order
9. Stop Losses A limit order to close a position when a given limit is reached. When long, the stop loss order is placed below the current market price. When short, the stop loss order is placed above the More…
10. Stop Order (or Stop) An order to buy or to sell a currency when the currency's price reaches or passes a specified level.
11. Stop-buy A buy order for a currency price that is above the current market, or current price. It becomes a market order when the specified price is reached. Stop-buys are used by traders to More…
12. Straddle An option strategy involving holding both a call and put with the same strike price and same expiry date.
13. Strangle Similar to a straddle, the strangle is a cheaper strategy since the strike prices of both the call and the put are far out of the money.
14. Strike Price The price at which the underlying asset can be bought or sold as specified in an option contract.

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