Bear Raid

Trading Basics

Bear Raid

When bears team up to push the price of a security down, normally by short selling and/or rumours.

This is illegal.

Other Trading Basics

Cable

Another name for the GBP – USD exchange.

Around half a trillion dollars is traded between the two currencies everyday, making it the third most popular currency pair to trade in behind EUR – USD and USD – JPY.

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Book Value

A valuation of something using its net assets on the balance sheet.

A very rough way of valuing an asset because it ignores the intangibles.

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