Forex Glossary

Forex Terms starting in "U"

Forex Terms starting in "U"

  • U.S. Treasury →

    The United States Department of the Treasury is the government department accountable for issuing all Treasury bonds, notes, and bills.

  • UK HBOS House Price Index →

    Measures the relative level of UK house prices for an indication of trends in UK real estate sector and their implication for overall economic outlook. This index is the longest monthly data series of any UK housing index, put out by the largest UK mortgage lender (Halifax Building Society/Bank of Scotland).

  • Under valuation →

    The exchange rate for a currency is normally considered to be undervalued when it is below its purchasing power parity.

  • Unemployment Rate →

    The percent of the labor force that is currently out of a job.

  • Uptick →

    A new price quote at a price higher than the previous quote.

  • Uptick Rule →

    A regulation in U.S where a security cannot be sold short if the last trade prior to the short sale was at a price lower than the price at which the short sale is executed. Simply, before you can short sell a stock, it must have ticked up by at least one basis point, which can make it difficult to close a short position in a fast moving bear market.

  • US Prime Rate →

    The interest rate at which US banks would lend to their prime corporate trader or customers.

Forex Trading Terms (Alphabetical)