Abandon literally means rejection (from the French. Abandon). As applied to the sphere of financial operations, abandon can be a waiver of any right or property, withdrawal from a transaction, waiver of using an option until its full expiration date. “Abandon”

Abandoned Baby

Abandoned Baby is a reversal Japanese candlestick pattern that is formed by three candles: one doji and two candles with bodies. Before and after the doji, there is a gap. The shadows on the doji must completely gap below or above the shadows of the first and third candle. In a Bullish Abandoned Baby, the Doji […]

ABS (asset-backed security)

An ABS is pretty much the same thing as a mortgage-backed security, except that the securities backing it are assets such as credit card debt, loans, leases, a company’s receivables, royalties, etc., and not mortgage-based securities.

Absolute advantage

It is an advantage in the production of certain goods or services some country has over the others due to peculiarities of climate, education, labour resources and other factors. If a country has an absolute advantage in certain industries, it can produce corresponding goods and services at a lower cost per unit, than competitors.

Absolute Drawdown

The lowest point a trader’s balance reaches below the Initial Deposit.


A special personal account opened with the company by a client. This account is used to offset the obligations of the client and dealer, resulting from the deals concluded under the present agreement

Account history

A full list of completed transactions and non-trading operations of a certain trading account

Account Statement Report

This report is a record of all transactions made in a trading account over a specific period of time. It shows all the monetary activity in a client’s account.

Account Value

The account value is how much one’s account is worth.