American Option

Trading Basics

American Option

An option that can get exercised at any time during its life.

European options can only be exercised at the end.

Other Trading Basics

Balance

A summarised financial result of all funds deposited in, and withdrawn from the customer’s account, and of all closed positions in that account.

Read More »

Balance of Trade

Also BoT. This is the difference between trade into or out of a country.

Experts and imports. It can be negative or positive and is used by traders in fundamental analysis.

Read More »

Start learning

Learn the skills needed to trade the markets on our Trading for Beginners course.