Trader's Glossary

Boiler Room

Initially used in reference to fraudulent brokerages set up with the purpose of offloading unwanted securities of the firm’s owners, the term is now synonymous with companies that employ high-pressure selling tactics while also misrepresenting the products that they offer.
Did you know?

U.S. President Richard Nixon is credited with enabling a free-floating currency system after ending the Bretton Woods Accord.

Word of the day
"Risk Aversion" - The reluctance or unwillingness to take what are considered to be risky positions.
Pro Tip

It’s usually better to avoid trading when market activity is low.

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