Trader's Glossary

Dealing Desk (DD)

Dealing Desks are operated by brokers known as Market Makers. The clients of a Dealing Desk broker do not have access to liquidity providers, as the broker intervenes between the two parties, often taking the opposite side of their clients’ trades.
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The average daily trading volume in the foreign exchange market exceeds $5 trillion.

Word of the day
"Shooting Star" - A type of bearish candlestick that usually appears during an uptrend and indicates trend reversal.
Pro Tip

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

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