Bottom Fishing

Trading Basics

Bottom Fishing

When a trader buys an asset cheaply at the bottom of its fall.

Other Trading Basics

Basis Point

A basis point is 0.01% and is typically used when quoting interest rate changes.

A move of 0.25% is described as 25 basis points.

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Bid-Ask Spread

The difference between the price the trader and buy at and the price they can sell at.

Also bid-offer spread. The wider the spread, the more the trader pays, reactively.

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