Financial Terms

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 -

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

It is an indicator used to determine the strength of a trend and the state of a market or asset (bearish / bullish). Represents a number in the range 0-100. It is considered that at values above 70 th

Return on equity

This is the percentage of the company's profitability (usually per year) to its capital. Shows how well invested in it contributes to the growth of profits. It is also used to assess the performance o

Return on investment (ROI)

This is the ratio of profit (loss) to the funds invested in the company. Used to assess investment performance when priority is given to businesses with higher ROI than competitors. The main plus is v


These are tradable financial assets - stocks, bonds and derivatives. At the moment they do not have a physical "paper" embodiment.

Short position (play for a fall)

An investment strategy based on the expectation of a price decline. An adherent investor sells an asset that is not in his possession, believing that he can buy it back in the future when the price fa


Is a security that gives the owner a share in the property of the issuing company, a share of assets upon liquidation and participation in regular payments. Shares can be ordinary and preferred. The l

Technical analysis

Technical analysis uses standard charting patterns and mathematical algorithms to assess market dynamics and make predictions. Strict adherence to mathematical functions is designed to eliminate the h


It is the expectation that the price of an asset will change at any given time based on its standard deviation from the mean. The wider the swing range, the higher the volatility and risk. Volatility