DT: Down Trend
UT: Up Trend
SL: Stop Loss
Apex: where 2 trendlines meet and a pass/fail is determine
Bid: Buy price offer
Ask: Sell price offer
Tap: Buy at ask
Slap: sell at bid or market
Level 2: prices not on immediate bid and ask aka market depth
House: brokerage buying/selling
DD- due diligence ( research )
FOMO- fear of missing out (bad)
TLAC –Think like a cuck, derogatory they want to steal your money
Cuck- derogatory term manipulator
GLTA- Good luck to all
FWIW- for what it’s worth
BTMFD – buy the mother –f*cking dip – bulls in control
STFR – sell the F*cking rally- bears in control
HOD – High of Day
LOD- low of day
VWAP- volume weighted average price
RSI- relative strength index
EMA- exponential moving average
SMA- simple moving average
TL – trend line
ER- earnings report
AH- after hours
PM- pre market
IMO- in my opinion
MOC- market on close , a market order that will be executed at or just after closing to buy or sell at the last price dealt in the market at the end of the trading day
ATH- All Time High
ATL- All time low
AF- as f*ck
Trim- shrink holdings size
Powder- available cash
Mso- multi state operator
Print: closing price
PP- private placement
Dcb- deadcat bounce
BBC (derogatory , get F*cked)
ITM- In the money (Stock price is for ( Calls above strike price, puts below strike price)
ATM- At the money, strike at current trading price
OTM- out of the money ( strike price for calls above trading price, for puts, below trading price)
Bag holder- person holding shares at a loss hoping for it to turn around
Base - defined price range
B/O -Break out
Commons- Common stock or shares
Delta- ratio of option price change relative to stock price change
PDT- Pattern Day Trader ( us trading rule)
FA- Fundamental Analysis
TA - Technical Analysis
FOMC- Federal Open Market Comittee
Hedge- Insurance or Protection
HS- Head and Shoulders
IHS- Inverse head and shoulders
C and H Cup and Handle
IV - Implied Volatility
Lotto- high risk high reward trade that is generally stop less (high risk)
Yolo- similar to lotto, money you're fine going to 0 (high risk)
FUD- Fear uncertainty doubt
MA- Moving average
MM- Market Maker
OI- Open interest
OPEX- options expiration
Pin- The tendency of an underlying security’s market price to close at or very near to the strike price of heavily traded options (in the same security) as the expiration time nears.
PPT- Plunge protection team
PT- Price Target
Quad witch - daily monthly weekly quarterly options expiration
Swing- Multi day or week trade
UOA- Unusual Options Activity
Face rip- high momentum move
Squeeze- pressures shorts or longs to cover pushing price in the same direction
FARD- F*cking Hard
Green- Positive on trade
Red- negative on trade
Low float- low trade-able shares
FYI- For your information
R/R - Risk Reward
E/R- Earnings Report
DD- Due diligence (research)
EOD - End of day
AH- After Hours
ATH- All Time Highs
ATM- At The Money
ATR- Average True Range
Bagholder- Person left holding an asset that has lost significant value or become worthless.
Base- A Defined Price Range.
BB- Bollinger Bands
BID- The price at which the market will buy the product.
BOJ - Bank of Japan
Brent- Brent Crude Oil is the global benchmark of crude oil.
BTD- Buy the dip
BTO- Buy to Open
BTC- Buy to Close, or Bitcoin
Buy Stop- A buy stop order instructs a broker to purchase a security when it reaches a pre-specified price.
Cable- Slang term for the exchange rate between the USD and the British pound sterling. USD/GBP
Catalyst- An event or other news that is likely to influence and accelerate a stocks movement.
CC- Conference Call
Commons- Common stock/shares.
C&H- Cup and handle technical pattern
Dark Pool Level- Price level where Dark Pools have been active. Expected line of support/resistance.
DAX- An index of 30 blue chip German companies listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
DB- Double Bottom
DBR - Drop-Base-Rally.
Dead Cat- A temporary recovery in price from a prolonged decline that is followed by the continuation of the downtrend.
Delta- The rate of change in the price of an option contract per change in the price of the underlying’s stock price.
Demand Zone - Area where buyers are lined up.
Dove- Dovish. Doves are members who vote for looser monetary policy. Keeping interest rates low with the aim of boosting economic growth.
DP- Dark Pool
DT- Day Trade, Downtrend, or Double Top.
DTL- Downtrend resistance line
ECB- European Central Bank. The central bank for the European Union.
EOD- End of day
EOW- End of week
EPS- Earnings Per Share
ES- E-Mini S&P 500 Futures
EXDIV- A stock that is trading without the value of the next dividend payment.
Exposure- The total amount of possible risk at any given point or the total market value of your open trades.
FA- Fundamental Analysis
FAANG- Large-cap technology leaders. FB, AMZN, AAPL, NFLX, GOOGL
Fat Finger- An order input error whereby an order to buy or sell is placed of far greater size than intended or a data error.
FIB- Fibonacci Extensions/Retracements
FinTwit- Financial Twitter
FOMC- Federal Open Market Committee
FOMO- Fear of Missing Out
FUD- Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt.
FWIW- For What It’s Worth
Golden- Our coined term for a newly opened aggressive sweep order that now dominates the open interest of a contract.
Hawk- Hawkish. Hawks are members who vote for tighter monetary policy. Meaning higher interest rates with the aim of keeping inflation in check.
HFT- High frequency trading
H&S- Head and shoulders technical pattern
HOD- High of Day
IMO- In My Opinion
IHS- Inverse Head and Shoulders technical pattern
IPO- Initial Public Offering
ISO- Intermarket Sweep. Order type that sweeps several different market centres and scoops up as many shares as possible from them all.
ITM- In the money
IV - Implied volatility
Liquidity- The ease with which an asset, or security, can be converted into cash without affecting its market price.
LOD- Low of day
LOTTO- A high risk, high reward trade that is generally stop-less.
LVL- Price Level. May be used in reference to a FlowAlgo Levels price level for an equity.
MA- Moving Average
Margin Call- A demand from a broker for more money to be put into a margin account.
MOC- The Market-on-close Imbalance of cumulative MOC orders, or the Market-on-close Order Type.
MM- Market Maker or Measured Move
NBBO- National Best Bid and Offer
NFP- Non-Farm Payrolls
NHOD- New High of Day
NQ- E-Mini Nasdaq-100 Futures
OI- Open Interest
O/N- Overnight or the Overnight Futures Session
OPEX- Options Expiration
ORB- Opening Range Break
OTM- Out of the Money
PDT- Pattern Day Trader
PHOD- Prior High of Day
Pin/Pinning- The tendency of an underlying security’s market price to close at or very near to the strike price of heavily traded options (in the same security) as the expiration time nears.
PPT- Plunge Protection Team
Prints- Dark Pool Prints, Equity Blocks. Large orders of shares.
PT- Price Target
Quad Witch- A date on which stock index futures, stock index options, stock options, and single stock futures expire simultaneously.
RBR- Rally-Base-Rally. The opposite of DBD.
Roll- Rolling an option position up in strike, out in expiration, or both.
R/G- Red to Green
R/R- Risk Versus Reward
RS- Relative Strength
Runner- A small portion of a profitable position left to “run” after the majority of profits have been taken on a position.
Run Up- The tendency of a stock to move up in price into an anticipated or known event.
Scalp- A very short term trade generally lasting under an hour.
Signature Print- Late reported dark pool orders most commonly seen on SPY.
SL- Stop Loss
SMA- Simple Moving Average
SPEC- A speculative bet that is often in anticipation of news, rumors, leaks, an acquisition, or an unknown catalyst. The buyer may or may not be “informed”. Generally not a technical driven position.
STC-Sell to Close
STO-Sell to Open
Supply Zone- Area where sellers are lined up.
Sweeper- Aggressive option buyer with urgency behind their manner of entry.
Swing- A Multi-day or Week Trade.
TA- Technical Analysis
Tied- An option order that may be tied to a stock position.
Thin Market- A low number of buyers and sellers.
TGT- Target Price
TOS- Think or Swim, trading platform.
Triple Witch- The simultaneous expiration of stock options, stock index futures and stock index option contracts all occurring on the same day.
Trim & Trail- Scale out and raise(trail) your stop.
Underlying - An underlying security is a stock, index, bond, interest rate, currency, or commodity on which derivative instruments, such as futures, ETFs, and options, are based.
UOA- Unusual Options Activity
UTL- Uptrend support line
VWAP- Volume Weighed Average Price, a technical indicator.
W- W Bottom, double bottom.
WW- Worth Watching
WSJ- Wall Street Journal
WTI- West Texas Intermediaries. This is the benchmark of the crude oil that comes from the United States.
YHOD- Yesterdays High of Day
YLOD- Yesterdays Low of Day
YOLO- You only live once, generally a high risk trade.