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41. Buy Limit Order An order to execute a transaction at a specified price (the limit) or lower.
42. Buy On Margin The process of buying a currency pair where a client pays cash for part of the overall value of the position. The word margin refers to the portion the investor puts up rather than the More…
43. Cable Cable is a slang foreign exchange term used for the GBP/USD currency pair rate (British pound vs the US dollar). The name is derived from when the British Pound was more dominant and More…
44. Candlestick Chart A chart that displays the daily trading price range (open, high, low and close). A form of Japanese charting that has become popular in the West. A narrow line (shadow) shows the day's More…
45. Carry (Interest-Rate Carry) The income or cost associated with keeping a foreign exchange position overnight. This is derived when the currency pairs in the position have different interest rates for the same period More…
46. Carry Currencies High interest rate currencies.
47. Carry Grid A grid of positions (including open orders, take profits, and stop losses) built on a carry trading strategy.
48. Carry Positive A carry trade where you are long the high interest currency and short the low interest currency. Excluding the volatility of the currency pair, this strategy is profitable based on the More…
49. Carry Trade The carry is the cost of keeping a position open overnight. Each currency has a different interest rate associated with it. You are paid interest on the currency you are long on, and you More…
50. Cash on Deposit Funds deposited in a trading account.
51. Central Bank ( ) A bank, administered by a national government, which regulates the behavior of financial institutions within its borders and carries out monetary policy.
52. Chartist A person who attempts to predict prices by analyzing past price movements as recorded on a chart.
53. Clearing House Automated Payment System A forex settlement system used in the UK.
54. Clearing House Interbank Payment System An international wire system used by major banks.
55. Closed Position A transaction that offsets the number of units in a previous open position. In the case of a long position, selling the exact number of units so that your exposure in the market is zero. More…
56. Closing a Position The process of selling or buying a foreign exchange position resulting in the liquidation (squaring up) of the position.
57. Closing Market Rate The rate at which a position can be closed based on the market price at end of the day.
58. CME Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
59. Commission The fee that a broker may charge clients for dealing on their behalf. See also: Broker
60. 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…

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