Forex Glossary

Forex Terms starting in "G"

Forex Terms starting in "G"

  • G-7, G-8 →

    Short for Group of Seven, Group of Eight: The world's largest industrialized countries that come together at summit meetings to discuss international economic and monetary policies.

  • G10 →

    G7 plus Belgium, Netherlands and Sweden.

  • G5 →

    The five leading industrial countries - US, Germany, Japan, France, UK.

  • Gamma →

    The rate at which a delta changes over time or for one unit change in the price of the underlying asset.

  • Gann Fans (Lines, Angles) →

    A technical analysis drawing tool that shows different geometric angles which can be interpreted as different levels of support and resistance.

  • GBP →

    Short for the Great Britain Pound.

  • Glenn Stevens →

    The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) since September 2006.

  • Going long →

    The purchase of a stock, asset, or any currency for investment or speculation. When you purchase, or go long, the anticipation is that price or the underlying value will increase.

  • Going short →

    The selling of a foreign currency or any instrument not owned by the seller.

  • Gold Standard →

    The original system for supporting the value of currency issued.

  • Golden Cross →

    A technical and charting analysis term that refers to when a short-term Moving Average crosses under a long-term Moving Average.

  • Good Till Cancelled Order (GTC) →

    An order to buy or sell at a fixed price that remains in place until it is either executed or is cancelled by the trader.

  • Gordon Brown →

    The Chancellor of Exchequer of the UK since 1997 who became Prime Minister in 2007 to replace Tony Blair and was later replaced by David Cameron.

  • Greenback →

    slang for the US dollar.

  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) →

    The total value of a country's goods and services produced within its physical boundaries in a year.

  • Gross National Product (GNP) →

    Gross domestic product plus income earned from output, income, or investment proceeds earned abroad.

Forex Trading Terms (Alphabetical)