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Flash Crash

A big market crash that happens very quickly, in minutes.

High Frequency Trading

Very fast buy and sell trade that is done in seconds.

Algorithmic trading

Pre-defined trading instructions that is computer programmed.  The trading is automatic with the pre-defined instructions.

Also known as

  • Automated trading
  • Black-box trading
  • Algo trading

Blue Chips

Collective jargon for high-quality, widely accepted products and services.

Bull Market

A market in which traders and investors are feeling positive and in which prices are rising.

Bear Market

A market in which traders and investors are feeling negative and in which prices are falling or static.

I think we invent jargon because it saves times talking to one-another.

~John Maynard Smith