Bear Trap

Trading Basics

Bear Trap

When a piece of analysis points to the market falling and the price instead goes up, trapping the bears.

Other Trading Basics

CFD

Contract for difference.

An OTC financial derivative where the counterparties agree to exchange the change in a price.

No underlying assets are exchanged.

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ABS

Asset-backed securities.

These are securities backed by assets, like mortgages, which are claimable if the creditor defaults.

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