International Stock Charts Key Terms
Some key terms for reading, using and knowing international stock chartsInternational stock charts are key for an investor wanting to broaden a portfolio to include anything happening beyond U.S. borders. International markets, however, do have their own specific rules and properties, and so it pays to take a look at how overseas markets operate, as well as the protocols for any particular regional market. Reading up on some key terms for international stock can help an investor get started in the wide world of global day trading.
Online brokerAn online broker is a broker that can place trades for clients through the internet, or at least through their internet bids. Usually, a trader will need an online broker to do international trades. The broker doesn't necessarily give advice, but just places trades.
Open and closed marketsEach region of the world has its own timeline for opening and closing markets. All markets trade in a specific window of time. Knowing open and close times for world markets is important for international stocks.
Chart schools and technical analysisChart schools are educational institutions and facilities that teach technical analysis of a stock or market. This can be very helpful with the struggle to understand international stock charts.
Candlestick chartsA candlestick chart is a specific type of stock chart that shows highs and lows for a given day along with other pertinent info. The candlestick chart is something brokers and others use often to get an idea of a changing value.
Point and figurePoint and figure charts are another kind of chart type that is popular for international stock price assessment. This kind of chart doesn't have a horizontal chronology, but instead has a selection of values in a row.
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