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.

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NASDAQ

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.

Ninja

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

NOK

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.

NYSE

An abbreviation for New York Stock Exchange.

NZD

The official currency code for the New Zealand dollar.

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