The Stock Market

Seven Useful Stock Market Terms in Stock Market Trading

Understanding Seven Useful Stock Market Terms in Stock Market Trading

  1. Going long - buying a share.
  2. Selling long - selling a share.
  3. Going short - buying a share that the investor does not own.
  4. Selling short - selling a share that the investor does not own.
  5. Covering short - buying a share that the investor sold short.

Round lot - for reasons of convenience, buy and sell orders are usually requested in multiples of 100 shares.

Odd lot - orders that are not multiples of 100. Because these orders cause confusion and other problems, the fees charged for them are higher.


Useful Terms

Seven Useful Stock Market Terms in Stock Market Trading550Seven Useful Stock Market Terms in Stock Market Trading