# Education Glossary

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Cash Delivery | Same day settlement of a trade occuring in the Forex markets. |

Weighted Close | A technical indicator that calculates the average change in a security's price by applying more value towards the closing prices of that security. |

Weighted Average | A mathematical average calculated from the multiplication of each data element by a value representing its importance. |

Wedge | A price chart pattern comprised of two converging lines that connects high and low points on a chart that appears as a triangle. |

Volatility | An assessment of Risk based upon the Standard Deviation of the asset's Return. |

Variance | The measurement of how far each data element in the data set is away from its mean (average value). |

Value At Risk (VAR) | Measurement of the financial risk associated with one or more investments over a specific time frame. It estimates the amount of assets needed for collateral to offset losses. |

Valuation | The act of determining the current worth of an asset or company. |

Up Volume | A security that closes a day of trading activity at a higher volume level than at that day's opening price. |

Triple Top | A price chart bar pattern consisting of three equal Highs followed by a price move downward. |

Triple Bottom | A price chart bar pattern consisting of three equal lows followed by a price move upwards. |

Trendline | A line drawn on a price bar chart at pivot highs or lows that provides a visual representation of the general direction of the trend. |

Technical Indicator | A graphical decision support tool applied to a price bar chart that takes various forms (based on formulas) to predict a market's behavior. |

Synchronous Data | 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. |

Accumulative Swing Index | A technical indicator designed by J. Welles Wilder that quantifies the breakout potential of a given market. The current Open, High, Low and Close are compared to the prices of a previous period, with results plotted on a scale of 0 to +100 and 0 to -100. |

Structural Pivot | 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. |

Stochastic | A mathematical formula where one or more of the variables are random. It is employed to forecast probabilities of different outcomes. |

Spinning Top | A Candlestick chart bar pattern represented by a short body with short wicks of nearly equal proportions upwards and downwards. It signifies market uncertainty with the security. |

Slow Stochastic | A technical oscillator that tracks momentum by comparing closing prices for a given market over N periods of time. |

Simple Moving Average: SMA | A technical mathematical formula that adds the closing prices over a range of time periods then divides by the total number of time periods. |