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Beginner

10 trading terms you need to know

If you’re just starting out in trading and reading everything you can in the market, you’re likely to be faced with plenty of jargon and terminology.

Don’t be thrown off course by the language used in trading circles. Like every industry, trading has its own nuances but once you invest the time getting your head around what it all means, you’ll be well on your way to building your trading skill set and confidence.

To help get you started, we’ve compiled 10 of the most useful trading terms we believe all our new clients should know:

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