Swissy

Trading Basics

Swissy

Short hand for the Swiss Franc.

Other Trading Basics

Bear Raid

When bears team up to push the price of a security down, normally by short selling and/or rumours.

This is illegal.

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Bid-Ask Spread

The difference between the price the trader and buy at and the price they can sell at.

Also bid-offer spread. The wider the spread, the more the trader pays, reactively.

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Commission

A charge levied on a client to place trades in certain asset types. FX and CFD trading attracts commission.

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