Trader's Glossary

Bucket Shop

A brokerage that acts as counterparty to the positions of its clients and does not execute them on an exchange.
Did you know?

The average daily trading volume in the foreign exchange market exceeds $5 trillion.

Word of the day
"One Cancels the Other Order (OCO)" - A combination of a stop order with a limit order to mitigate risk exposure, whereby the execution of one order triggers the automatic cancellation of the other.
Pro Tip

required margin in quote currency = trade size in units / leverage X exchange rate

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