Dove

Trading Basics

Dove

Refers to someone that is relaxed about leaving interest rates low; opposite to a hawk.

Other Trading Basics

Commercial Paper

How big companies finance short-term cash flow.

Like bonds but without the coupon, instead, the APR is determined by the discount the agreements are entered into and the length of time to repayment.

For example, a blue chip company might borrow $9.95m dollars today and repay $10m in a month’s time.

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Carry Trade

A forex trading strategy of borrowing funds in a low-interest rate currency and buying assets in higher yielding currency.

For years this was selling Yen to buy Dollars.

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Asset Classes

Types of asset that have similar characteristics.

There are four broad classes: Equities, Foreign Exchange, Debt and Commodities.

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