When we trade financial products, the number one barrier is terminologies. In addition, even general terms we use in our lives in the financial world such as stock, forex, cryptocurrencies may have different meanings. In such a case, this site has prepared a convenient term dictionary. It’s a small thing, but please refer to it when you want to find out glossaries with one hand for all investors from beginners who have just started trading to experienced people.
- Uk Average Earnings Including Bonus/ Excluding Bonus
- Uk Claimant Count Rate
- Uk Hbos House Price Index
- Uk Jobless Claims Change
- Uk Manual Unit Wage Costs
- Uk Oil
- Uk Producers Price Index Input
- Uk Producers Price Index Output
- Under Reference (Order)
- Unit of Account
- Unemployment Rate
- University Of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index
- Unrealized Gain/loss
- Uptick Rule
- Us Oil
- Us Prime Rate
Describing unforgiving market conditions that can be violent and quick.
Uk Average Earnings Including Bonus/ Excluding Bonus
Measures the average wage including/excluding bonuses paid to employees. This is measured quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) from the previous year.
Uk Claimant Count Rate
Measures the number of people claiming unemployment benefits. The claimant count figures tend to be lower than the unemployment data since not all of the unemployed are eligible for benefits.
Uk Hbos House Price Index
Measures the relative level of UK house prices for an indication of trends in the UK real estate sector and their implication for the overall economic outlook. This index is the longest monthly data series of any UK housing index, published by the largest UK mortgage lender (Halifax Building Society/Bank of Scotland).
Uk Jobless Claims Change
Measures the change in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits over the previous month.
Uk Manual Unit Wage Costs
Measures the change in total labor cost expended in the production of one unit of output.
A name for Brent Crude Oil.
Uk Producers Price Index Input
Measures the rate of inflation experienced by manufacturers when purchasing materials and services. This data is closely scrutinized since it can be a leading indicator of consumer inflation.
Uk Producers Price Index Output
Measures the rate of inflation experienced by manufacturers when selling goods and services.
A name for the FTSE 100 index.
Continental term for month or year end.
Another term for an open position.
Under Reference (Order)
Before finalizing a transaction all the details should be submitted for approval to the order giver, who has the right to turn down the proposal.
An exchange rate is normally considered to be undervalued when it is below its purchasing power parity.
A colloquial term for reversing a transaction. e.g. a spot sale by means of a forward purchase or, if done in error, a spot purchase.
Unit of Account
A device designed to provide a consistent value with varying currencies. e.g. ECU and SDR.
The actual traded market from where the price of a product is derived.
Measures the total workforce that is unemployed and actively seeking employment, measured as a percentage of the labor force.
University Of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index
Polls 500 US households each month. The report is issued in a preliminary version mid-month and a final version at the end of the month. Questions revolve around individuals’ attitudes about the US economy. Consumer sentiment is viewed as a proxy for the strength of consumer spending.
The theoretical gain or loss on open positions valued at current market rates, as determined by the broker in its sole discretion. Unrealized gains/losses become profits/losses when the position is closed.
A new price quote at a price higher than the preceding quote.
In the US, a regulation whereby a security may not be sold short unless the last trade prior to the short sale was at a price lower than the price at which the short sale is executed.
A name for WTI Crude Oil.
Us Prime Rate
The interest rate at which US banks will lend to their prime corporate customers.
A name for the Dow Jones index.