15 Stock Trading Terms You Must Know

24 January 2016
2 mins read
by Angel One
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 60sec 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 :

15 Stock trading terms you must know – Part 2 Buy “to buy” means to take a position – or, to buy shares – in a company. Sell – Conversely, means getting rid of the shares purchased Portfolio: is a basket of shares usually held by a person or a fund Bid – A bid is what Dinesh is willing to pay for a stock Ask – Ask, on the other hand, is what people selling stocks are looking to get for their shares. Limit order – When placing a limit order to buy, Dinesh can set the exact price he is willing to pay for the stock. Market order – It is an order that an investor makes through a broker or brokerage service to buy or sell an investment immediately at the best available current price. It is also referred to as as an “unrestricted order.” Day trading is speculation in securities, specifically buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading day.