Day Trading Terminology

February 26, 2018 5:46 pm

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Have you ever watched cut-throat traders in movies like Oliver Stone’s Wall Street or Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street and been confused with what they are saying? Alternatively, maybe you have watched the financial news and not understood a word of what’s going on.

Wherever you may have heard this trading and financial terminology, like the rest of us, you probably scratch your head every time you hear about shares being bullish or bearish, or when someone talks about concepts such as freeriding, stock splits or crossed markets.

If you’d like to develop your knowledge when it comes to this particular profession, or the financial sector in general, then look no further as we’ve got the perfect database to help you out.

Click here to see this comprehensive glossary on day trading terminology from


  •, ‘Day Trading Terminology’. Available here [accessed on 26/02/18].


Written by

Liam Kennedy – Schuman Trainee at the Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament. Graduate of Journalism with a Language (French) at Dublin Institute of Technology. Completed a Masters in Translation Studies at University College Cork.

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