As a German retailer, you will always come across English terms that are not always clear are translatable and which you should understand in order to have a clear overview of the market feature. R1Investing offers you a selection of central and relevant English Financial terms with appropriate definitions and examples. Please note that the terms are sorted alphabetically and not by relevance.
Backtesting: An analysis for which historical data is compared. Backtesting is mostly used to set forecasts and price targets. Find course objectives You can find a more detailed text in the Articles section of R1Investing.
Bear: “Bears” are pessimistic about the direction of stock prices tuned. “Baisse” is the French synonym for it. The terms describe the opposite Bull or Bull. You can find a detailed article on this at ROI.
Benchmark: Comparative index. A comparison value used to compare a Evaluate an investment portfolio or font for success or failure. Also used for comparison of products, key figures and processes of a company with the competition.
Blue Chip: Top quality stock from a reputable/leading company. The term originated from the game of poker.
Break-Even: threshold from loss to profit. Corresponds to the moment when profit again recovers.
Broker: broker/dealer of securities/stocks. A detailed article about Brokers can be found at R1Investing.
Chart: Graphical representation of price developments and fluctuations.
Day-Trading: Speculating on daily stock market fluctuations. A day trade always closes at the end of the day.
Downgrading: Downgrading of a stock by analysts.
Exposure: Being exposed to market risks (e.g. fluctuations) as a trader.
Fixing: Official fixing of a course or price.
Fund picking: Investing in individual funds based on a certain Investment strategy.
Growth: Translated: growth. Investment style in which stocks with very large turnover and gain are preferred. These stocks are correspondingly more expensive than others.
Hedging: conclusion of a futures transaction, for example, which covers the risks of the underlying business potentially covers. This makes risks related to the course or the price better secured.
Initial Public Offering (IPO): Initial issue of shares.
Large Caps: Public companies with large/relevant market capitalisation. include often blue chips (see entry above)
Leverage: Translated: leverage. With example derivative instruments are used moves a lot of money with little capital. The term 'leverage' is very relevant to your trades. To inform For more details, please contact your R1Investing account manager.
Margin: Amount deposited to create a futures contract must become. Corresponds to a kind of down payment.
Option: Right to purchase an underlying at a specified price and date and a to buy/sell a certain quantity.
Order: Order to buy/sell, particularly in relation to securities.
Performance: Change in the value of a stock over a specific period of time.
Portfolio/Portefeuille: A summary of the total holdings of an investor's securities.
Protection Level: Capital protection. Amount repaid at expiry again. This Amount is guaranteed and independent of exchange rate changes.
Rating: Rating of countries, banks and capital markets.
Shares: Shares and stocks. You can read more about this topic in an article by R1Investing about stocks inform.
Swap: Combined buy and sell flows.
Switching: Switching from one fund/stock to another.
This list contains terms that you may generally encounter when trading. Of course, there are other terms that may be relevant to your trading. In our section Article you will find further interesting help and information. Also helps you Your trained account manager from R1Investing will be happy to answer any questions.