Learning Path

Strategies

Trailing stop buy: placing an order into the market to purchase a company and a selected share price occurs the buy of the company will occur.

Trailing stop sell: Placing an order into the market to sell a company and when the selected share price occurs the sale of the company will occur.

Market Order: Paying the current market price in order to gain shares of the company; this is an order if you would like to take a position instantly and the order will be finished.

Limit Order: Placing a limit order means you pick a certain price to pay for the company’s shares if your chosen order price has been exceeded by the company’s share price the order will not be filled or completed.

Dollar cost averaging: using incremental transactions which are multiple purchases at lower amounts instead of a one time purchase for exposure to a company’s share. The aim is to limit the risk of downside.

Bull Market: when the market prices or individual company price tend to increase because the overall sentiment of the company or market is optimistic and buying is encouraged.

Bear Market: when the market prices or individual company price tend to decrease because the overall sentiment of the company or market is pessimistic and selling is encouraged.