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Financial markets

Overview Ruslan Ciurca

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Orders & Trades Participant, Brokers & Traders

Financial instruments
Cash instruments Derivative instruments Options ITM/ATM/OTM

Financial markets
Bar vs. Candle Resistance & Support Levels

Orders & Trades


Order is an request to buy (Bid) or sell (Ask) a financial instrument. Order includes volume/size & price. Order Book is a list of open orders.

Trade is a deal made, i.e. a completed transaction between two matching sell and buy orders (from Order Book).

Participant, Brokers & Traders


Participant - an investor or intermediary acting in a trading capacity. Trader or investor is an individual or firm who buys and sells financial instruments such as stocks, bonds and derivatives. Broker an individual or trading firm who buys and sells financial instruments through market makers on behalf of traders/investors

Financial instruments

Cash instruments

Derivative instruments

Options ITM/ATM/OTM

Financial markets

Bar vs. Candle

Bar vs. Candle

Resistance & Support Levels