Libor

Trading Basics

Libor

London Interbank Offered Rate. The rate at which banks are happy to lend to each other for 3 months.

Other Trading Basics

Averaging Down

Once an initial long trade is place this is the practice of opening additional positions at a lower price with the view of bringing the average opening price of the position down.

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Cash or Spot Market

Also known as a spot market, cash markets are different to futures contracts, as commodities are traded immediately for cash at the current market price.

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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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