The Trader’s Dictionary contains explanations of many of the financial terms that successful traders use on a daily basis. This Glossary covers over 200 terms related to the world of finance and trading. Knowing the terms and understanding their meanings will help you learn about trading.
There are currently 22 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
MACD (Moving Average Convegence/Divergence - Convergence and divergence of moving averages) is a technical oscillator that shows the distance between two moving averages.
Macroeconomics is an economic model that includes all sorts of factors - from supply and demand for currencies, to countries' GDP, government debt or import/export volumes. John Maynard Keynes is considered to be the founder of the modern macroeconomic model.
Margin call - literally “call of a broker with a request to the client to replenish the margin”; a trading situation in which a trader does not have enough funds on his balance sheet to maintain open positions.
Market conditions are the situation in the market at a particular moment in time. The market situation includes the following quantities: the ratio of supply and demand for selected assets; market quotes of assets; asset trading volumes; other.
Market Depth - the volume of the market for the selected asset at a specific price at a specific point in time. The depth of the market reflects the current state of supply and demand and shows how large a transaction can change the price.
Market depth - rarely used in financial markets and mostly acts as a synonym for the term "market depth".
Market inefficiency is a certain characteristic of the market on which there is an opportunity to make money. As a rule, markets are efficient, in this regard, the search for market inefficiencies is the main task of any trader.
A market-maker is a large market participant who is obliged to provide liquidity and receives commissions for his services. Market makers, as a rule, are large world banks.
Mechanical trading is trading using strict technical rules. Most often, such systems use indicators and computer algorithms.
Mirror level - a support level, after breaking through which it becomes a resistance level, or vice versa.