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1. Adjustable Peg Exchange rate regimen where a currency's exchange rate is pegged (fixed) in relation to a stronger currency, such as the US dollar or the euro. The pegged rate is adjusted occasionally More…
2. Aggregate Risk A bank's exposure to forex contracts from a single customer.
3. Agio A fee charged to exchange money from one currency to another.
4. API Trading Trading that is conducted through an Application Programming Interface. APIs, such as the one available for FXTrade, enable users to build custom trading functionality into their own More…
5. APIs Application Programming Interface, used in forex to automate trading. See also: API Trading
6. Arbitrage Profiting from differences in the price of a single currency pair that is traded on more than one market.
7. Asian Option An option that pays off according to the average prices of the underlying asset over time.
8. Ask The price at which sellers are willing to sell a currency pair, also known as the 'offer', 'ask price', and 'ask rate'. See also: Bid/Ask Spread, Ask More…
9. Ask Rate See Ask.
10. Asset An item that has value.
11. Asset Class An item that has value; an investment such as stocks, options, or forex.
12. AUD/USD The abbreviation for the Australian dollar and U.S. dollar (AUD/USD) currency pair or cross. The currency pair tells the reader how many U.S. dollars (the quote currency) are needed to More…
13. Aussie Dealer slang for the AUD/USD currency pair. See also: AUD/USD
14. Authorized Dealer Depending on the regulatory body, a dealer authorized to deal in forex.
15. Automated Trader A trader who uses an automated system to input trades without any human input.
16. Cable Cable is a slang foreign exchange term used for the GBP/USD currency pair rate (British pound vs the US dollar). The name is derived from when the British Pound was more dominant and More…
17. Candlestick Chart A chart that displays the daily trading price range (open, high, low and close). A form of Japanese charting that has become popular in the West. A narrow line (shadow) shows the day's More…
18. Carry (Interest-Rate Carry) The income or cost associated with keeping a foreign exchange position overnight. This is derived when the currency pairs in the position have different interest rates for the same period More…

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