Definitions Starting with "s"
An order instructing the broker to Sell a security when a specific price is reached, below the current price, to control risk of loss.
A trading strategy applied to options where a trader holds a position containing a call and a put with the same expiration date and srike price.
A trading strategy applied to options where the trader holds a position in a call and a put with different strike prices, but with the same expiration and underlying asset.
The specific price at which an option contract may be exercised.
A price chart pattern consisting of three price bars that indicates a trend reversal. A pivot from from a high suggests resistance where a pivot from a low suggests support.
A price level determined by historical data where a security's price tends to stop falling.
An agreement to exchange one currency for another, at a specified rate of exchange.
Alphanumeric characters that identify publicly traded companies within exchanges.
Elements of a data set collected at the same time. In trading, this is typically applied to trades, where calculations can be applied to test strategies for options trading.