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Glossary of Terms

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An abbreviation for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. It is the second-largest stock market both in the US and worldwide.

Net Earnings

An individual person, business or company’s taxable income after detecting expenditures (credits and taxes). The formula for calculating net earnings is: total revenue – total expenses = net earnings.

Net Position

The difference better a trader’s long (buy) and short (sell) positions at any given time. For example, if he/she has 4 long positions and 2 short positions, his/her net position would be: 4 – 2 = 2.


A nickname for the US dollar-Japanese yen (USD/JPY) pair.


The official currency code for the Norwegian krone.

North American Trading Session

Starts at 12:00-13:00 GMT and lasts to 21:00-22:00 GMT. Also known as the New York trading session.


An abbreviation for New York Stock Exchange.


The official currency code for the New Zealand dollar.

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