Absolute return measures the actual percentage return of an asset more...
|After Hours Trading
After hours trading refers to stock trades that occur outside more...
After-hours trading is stock trading which takes place after the more...
The aftermarket, also called the secondary market, is the market more...
|American Association of Individual Investors
American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) is a Chicago-based, investor more...
|American Stock Exchange
The American Stock Exchange is one of the largest organized more...
Arbitrage is a financial transaction that involves a simultaneous purchase more...
An arbitrageur is an individual or an organization that engages more...
A bermuda option is derivative instrument where the holder of more...
In practical terms, the bid is the available price at more...
The bid/ask spread is the difference between the price sellers more...
The CBOE, or Chicago Board Options Exchange, was founded in more...
|CBOE Gold Index
CBOE Gold Index stands for the Chicago Board Options Exchange more...
The CBOT, or Chicago Board of Trade, is the world's more...
Commodity Exchange Inc. (COMEX) was established in 1933 through the more...
A commercial hedger is a corporation that attempts to stabilize more...
Generally speaking, any tangible good can be categorized as a more...
A commodity exchange is a market organized to allow for more...
Commodity futures are futures contracts for delivery of commodities. more...
|Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is an independent federal regulatory more...
Contract size is the deliverable amount on a contract. more...
Counterparty risk refers to the risk of default of one more...
A day trader is market participant who generally closes out more...
The specified month within which a futures contract matures and more...
A derivative, or derivative security, is an asset whose price more...
A derivative security is an asset whose price is based more...
|Double Witching Hour
Double witching hour refers to the final hour of the more...
In derivatives markets, the expiration date is the date that more...
Forex stands for foreign (FOR) exchange (EX). The Forex more...
The futures contract is a type of forward agreement, an more...
The HUI Index represents the symbol of the AMEX Gold more...
An investment newsletter is a publication designed to help investors more...
A job lot refers to a particular contract that deals more...
Limit down refers to the maximum amount that a futures more...
In trading, a limit order is an order to buy more...
The price specified in a limit order is called the more...
The Mexican peso is the currency of Mexico. MXN more...
OPEC is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. more...
Precious metals are those scarce metallic elements with enough economic more...
|Reuters Jefferies CRB Index
The Reuters Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity index. more...
|S&P 500 Mini
A S&P 500 Mini is a derivative contract created for more...
A serial option is an option investors may buy on more...
Spread can mean several different things to investors, depending on more...
|Stock Replacement Strategy
A stock replacement strategy is an approach to investing that more...
Triple Witching is a market phenomenon that occurs when contracts more...
The term underlying generally refers to the asset that a more...
Also called an underlier, an underlying security is the security more...
The Wilshire 5000 Index was created by Wilshire Associates in more...