Glossary

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There are currently 19 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
Balance of Payments (BOP)
A record that tracks a country's transactions over a particular period of time.

Balance of Trade
The difference in value between a country's imports and exports over a particular period of time.

Bank Rate
The interest rate that the central bank of a country gives loans to domestic comercial banks.

Bar Charts
A common diagram used to study the price action of currency pairs.

Base Currency
A term used in trading Foreign Exchange. When quoting currency pairs, it is the first currency that you trade the secondary/quoted currency against. Example: EUR/USD - the Euro is the base currency, and the US Dollar is the quote currency.

Bear
An investor who believes that the price of a particular asset will fall and attempts to profit from a decline in stock prices.

Bear Market
The financial market in which asset prices are falling, encouraging selling.

Bid
The selling price of a specific financial asset.

Big Figure
The first two to three digits of a Foreign Exchange rate or price.

Block
A collection of data defining transactions that took place in a particular period of time. After being published, blocks cannot be changed and therefore are linked with other blocks to creat a chain of data.

Blockchain
A ledger of transactions made in cryptocurrencies that are recorded chronologically.

Blue Chip
Shares of well-established companies, considered to be a reliable investment.

Break Even
This is when there is no profit or loss experienced when making a transaction.

Bretton Woods Agreement
An agreement for an international monetary system. This agrement was signed in 1944 in the United States.

British Pound
A slang term for the Currency of the United Kingdom, short for the Sterling Pound.

Broker
A person who buys and sells financial assets as a middleman between retail traders and established financial corporations.

Bull
An investor who believes that the price of a particular asset rise fall and attempts to profit from an increase in stock prices.

Bull Market
The financial market in which asset prices are rising, encouraging buying.

Buy Limit Order
An order to buy a security at or below a specified price.

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