The process where a gap between two market makers prices is exploited by buying from one while simultaneously selling to the other to lock in a profit.
Accounting record of all monetary transactions between a country and the rest of the world.
Largest component of the balance of payments
Interest rate set by the central bank to lend other banks.
A market distinguished by declining prices.
The price at which a stock, index or commodity can be sold.
The difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price.
Stock of a financially sound company that has demonstrated its ability to pay dividends in both good and bad times.
A certificate of debt issued by a government or corporation that guarantees payment of the original investment plus interest by a specified future date.
A market distinguished by rising prices.
A tax on investment profits.
The price of an asset for immediate delivery.
Any event initiated by a corporation which impacts its shareholders.
Financial contracts, such as futures and options, whose value is derived from an underlying asset, rate or index.
That part of a company’s after-tax earnings that is distributed to shareholders.
A share bought without the right to receive the next dividend which is retained by the seller.
Number and value of old homes sold, measure of consumer confidence and spending power
The date that a spread bet expires.
This is the theoretical price at which a futures contract should trade when compared to the cash or spot price.
A financial contract obligating the buyer/seller to purchase/sell an asset such as a physical commodity or a financial instrument, at a predetermined future date and price.
Measure of market activity, value of goods and services produced by an economy.
The relationship between potential profit or loss and the initial outlay.
A strategy to reduce the risk of an open position.
Number of new family homes and buildings that were constructed, strength of the economy.
A market in which it is difficult to sell or buy due to lack of interested buyers/sellers.
A company’s distribution of profits to shareholders halfway through the financial year.
The offering of shares making their market debut.
The price derived by the average of bid and ask rate.
Sales National data for new home sales, prices, and number of sales.
Trades that are currently running within a portfolio.