Draw Down

Trading Basics

Draw Down

The amount the equity balance in a trading account falls by, either in a trade or time period.

Other Trading Basics

AIM

Alternative Investment Market. A small cap stock market in the UK.

Lighter listing rules reduce the costs for the companies listing and seeking external equity finance.

A good starting point for growth companies not quite ready for the main LSE.

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Capital

The economic resource used to buy assets, normally with the view to provide a product or service.

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Balance of Trade

Also BoT. This is the difference between trade into or out of a country.

Experts and imports. It can be negative or positive and is used by traders in fundamental analysis.

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