What is a "double bottom"? How can you "use leverage" in your trades, and how can it help you? Why are trades made each day, even after the market closes at 4:00?
The hardest part of investing for many beginners is understanding the complicated and occasionally confusing language that surrounds it. Many investing terms get their names from difficult financial jargon, while others come from subtle variations on expressions we use everyday. Still others are completely unique to investing!
A good understanding of these investing terms is an important part of being an experienced investor, who knows how to incorporate his knowledge of the many situations, techniques, and metrics that they describe into his investing system. To a novice, however, the long list of investing terms can be so overwhelming that learning anything about investments feels impossible. If you're a novice, don't worry-- everything you need is right here.
Below, you can find all the information you will need to familiarize yourself with the fascinating language of stock market investing.