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Trading Basics

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When the price in a market is volatile it can create a scenario when a trader goes one direction, gets stopped out, only for the price to return to where it would have been profitable.

Other Trading Basics

What is a Central Bank

A central bank or monetary authority is a monopolised and often nationalised institution given privileged control over the production and distribution of money and credit.

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Bulls

Bulls are market participants and commentators that believe the price of a security will rise.

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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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