Capital Gains Tax

Trading Basics

Capital Gains Tax

Also, CGT.

A tax on the profits obtained from a capital investment or transaction.

Other Trading Basics

Alpha

This is a measure of price performance vs a benchmark.

If a trader makes 10% per annum and the index makes 7% the trader has an alpha of 3%.

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Contango

This is when the futures price of a security is above the cash price at maturity. The opposite is backwardation.

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Black Box Trading

Also referred to as automatic or algorithmic trading.

The trader does not need to see the system in operation, in effect its a black box.

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