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Glossary of Terms

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A situation in which a security or financial instrument is believed to be less profitable than the overall market. Also known as “market underperformer”. Opposite of outperform.


A situation in which each successive peak or trough on a security’s price chart is higher than the ones preceding it. The opposite situation is a downtrend.

Upward Trend

An upward trend opportunity refers to events in which our research department believes the technical analysis of an underlying product indicates that it may increase in price. It is your decision to trade if you feel you agree, we always recommend you to consider other external sources and only open a trade if it is appropriate for you. Visit our research analysis page for more information.

US Treasury Securities

Interest-bearing debt-instruments issued by the United States Department of the Treasury to finance the federal debt of the United States. In CFD trading, the three most actively-traded treasury securities are: the US 5 year treasury note (often symbolised as US5Y), the US 10 year treasury note (often symbolised as US10Y) and the US 30 year treasury bond (often symbolized as US30Y).


The official currency code for the United States dollar.


Symbol for US dollar currency index. Click here for more details.


Coordinated universal time. Often interchangeable with Greenwich mean time (GMT).

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