Glossary of Terms

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Below is a glossary of terms that are used in the online trading industry. Select the first letter of the word you are seeking from the list above to jump to the appropriate section of the glossary.

Open Position

Any trade that has been entered and has not yet been closed with an opposite trade. An open position can exist following a long position (also referred to as simply “buy”) or short position (also referred to as simply “sell”).