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 13 names in this directory beginning with the letter R.
Recovery factor expresses the ratio between the average annual return and the maximum drawdown.
Resistance is a horizontal or sloping price level that holds the price and prevents it from rising further.
Reverse quotation is a quotation method in which the US dollar (USD) is in the denominator. Back quoted currency pairs include EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD.
A risk manager is a person (or algorithm) who is responsible for the possible risks associated with portfolio investments.
Russell 2000 (RUT) is a stock index that includes US public companies ranked from 1000 to 3000 by capitalization. It is also called the "small cap index" because it does not include leading companies.
The Russell 3000 is a stock index that includes the top 3,000 US public companies by capitalization. The index covers almost the entire market of US public companies.