A graphical representation of the price of a financial instrument.
Other Trading Basics
The exchange of two currencies.
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%.
Bottom Up Analysis
A form of fundamental analysis which starts with analysis of the individual parts.
Bottom up analysis of an index would involve the analysis of each company in that index.
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