DJIA

Trading Basics

DJIA

Dow Jones Industrial Average. An index of 30 large US blue chip shares.

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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Balance

A summarised financial result of all funds deposited in, and withdrawn from the customer’s account, and of all closed positions in that account.

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