Financial Terms

Pivot point

Concept from the analysis of profitability and interest rates of fixed income instruments. 1 bp = 0.01% - one hundredth of a percentage point.

Pivot points

It is one of the most versatile technical analysis methods, suitable for all markets and assets. Based on the calculation of 7 prices - the pivot point itself, 3 support levels and 3 resistance levels

Price-earnings ratio (P/E)

The ratio of the price of a share to its earnings. The current P/E of a company can be compared with the past or with the ratios of competitors. Used for 2 purposes: To evaluate the company -