15 Stock Trading Terms You Must Know – Part 1

Let’s introduce Dinesh, a newbie, to the most commonly used terms of the share market.


Also referred to as share or equity, stock is the basic ownership unit of a company.

Stock Market:

This is the market in which shares of publicly held companies are issued and traded either through exchanges or over-the-counter markets.


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 a volatility


Liquidity is how easily you can buy or sell a stock & convert it into cash.


The part of the company’s profits, which is usually distributed to company’s shareholders, periodically.

Bull Market:

A bull market is a market condition that means stock prices are expected to rise.

Bear Market:

A bear market is one in which investors expect stock prices to fall.