Trading terms that begin with the letter O
The buying/selling of oil either by buying the underlying asset or by purchasing futures, options or ETF’s. Oil is traded as an energy resource essential for the worlds day to day running , it is also traded by speculators who take advantage of the changes in the supply and demand chain to make profits.
The act of placing buy/sell orders for financial securities and/or currencies with the use of a brokerage's internet-based proprietary trading platforms. The use of online trading increased dramatically in the mid- to late-'90s with the introduction of affordable high-speed computers and internet connections.
Stocks, bonds, options, futures and currencies can all be traded online.
The price at which a security first trades upon the opening of an exchange on a given trading day.
The instruction, by a customer to a brokerage, for the purchase or sale of a security with specific conditions.