Forex Glossary

Category: International Trading Terms

Category: International Trading Terms

  • Back to Back →

    A loan made in one currency in one country against a loan made in another currency in another country.

  • Beige Book →

    A compilation of surveys conducted by the 12 Federal banking districts, which is presented to the Federal Open Market Committee and available to the public 8 times a year.

  • Binary Options →

    Similar to a standard call option, except the payoff at expiration is fixed.

  • Canadian Dollar (CAD) →

    Canada's national currency.

  • Cash Market →

    The market where physical currencies are bought and sold.

  • Cash Settlement →

    The process of settling a futures contract by paying the cash difference between the futures price and cash price instead of delivering the physical currency.

  • CIBOR →

    Copenhagen Interbank rate - The rate at which banks lend the Danish Krone.

  • Contract Expiration Date →

    The date when an asset must be delivered or accepted to fulfill the obligations of a contract.

  • Contract Month →

    The month when a futures contract becomes deliverable.

  • Counterparty →

    An individual or a bank that deals with international financial exchange and is ultimately the guarantor of a contract such as a loan.

  • Counterparty Risks →

    An individual or a bank that deals with international financial exchange and is ultimately the guarantor of a contract such as a loan.

  • Country Risk →

    The risk posed by the potential for a country to intervene or manipulate the value of a currency

  • Factory Orders →

    A report from the U.S. Census Bureau that measures new orders, shipments, unfilled orders, and inventories of domestic manufacturers.

  • Federal Funds Rate →

    The interest rate that banks charge each other for federal funds.

Forex Trading Terms (Alphabetical)