15 Stock Trading Terms You Must Know

9 August 2022
2 mins read
15 Stock Trading Terms You Must Know

Every investor in the equity stock market is expected to be familiar with certain commonly used terms. However, beginners don’t always have this knowledge. Angel One presents fun-to-learn 60 sec videos to help you grasp the basics of equity & share-trading.

Here are a few terms frequently used in the equity & share trading market.

Transcript :

Let’s introduce Dinesh, a newbie, to the most commonly used terms of the share market.
1. Stock: Also referred to as share or equity, stock is the basic ownership unit of a company.
2. Stock Market: This is the market in which shares of publicly held companies are issued and traded through exchanges.
3. Volatility: Volatility is the degree of variation of a trading price series over time, as measured by the standard deviation of returns. Simply put, the fluctuation of a stock or the market in general is referred to as volatility.
4. Liquidity: Liquidity is how easily you can buy or sell a stock & convert it into cash.
5. Dividend: The part of the company’s profits, which is usually distributed to company’s shareholders, periodically.
6. Bull Market: A bull market is a market condition that means stock prices are expected to rise.
7. Bear Market: A bear market is one in which investors expect stock prices to fall.