15 Stock trading terms you must know – Part 2

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by Angel One

8. Buy: “to buy” means to take a position – or, to buy shares – in a company.

9. Sell: Conversely, means getting rid of the shares purchased

10. Portfolio: is a basket of shares usually held by a person or a fund

11. Bid: A bid is what Dinesh is willing to pay for a stock

12. Ask: Ask, on the other hand, is what people selling stocks are looking to get for their shares.

13. Limit order: When placing a limit order to buy, Dinesh can set the exact price he is willing to pay for the stock.

14. 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.”

15. Day trading is speculation in securities, specifically buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading day.