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Get to know the most important financial terms, including stocks, bonds, forex, and other investment markets.A
AED is the United Arab Emirates dirham currency.
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ANGEL INVESTOR, is a net worth individual who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs. Also known as a private investor, angel funder, or seed investor.
ARS is the Argentine peso currency.
ASIC is Australia’s integrated corporate, markets, financial services, and consumer credit regulator. ASIC is responsible for regulation and oversight activities involving forex trading in Australia, besides other financial instruments.
ASSET, in financial trading, relates to what is being exchanged on markets, such as stocks, bonds, currencies, or commodities.
ASSET TURNOVER RATIO calculates the value of a company’s sale or revenues relative to the value of its assets.
ASK PRICE, is the price at which an asset can be bought, also known as the offer price. It represents how much you will get in the quote currency for selling one unit of the base currency. For example: when the bid/asks for EUR/USD currency pair are listed as 1.08892/1.08897, 1 Euro costs $1.08897.
AUD is the Australian dollar currency.
AVERAGE TRUE RANGE (ATR), is an indicator of technical analysis that calculates market volatility. It is measured by decomposing all the ranges of an asset price for that period.B
BALANCED SCORECARD is a strategic management performance metric used to identify and improve internal business functions and their resulting external outcomes. Balanced scorecards are used to measure and provide feedback to organizations.
BANKRUPTCY is a legal proceeding involving a person or business that is unable to repay its outstanding debts.
BAR CHART is a type of chart which consists of four significant points: the high and the low prices, which form the vertical bar; the opening price, which is marked with a horizontal line to the left of the bar; and the closing price, which is marked with a horizontal line to the right of the bar.
BASE CURRENCY is the first currency in a currency pair. It shows how much the base currency is worth as measured against the second currency. For example, if the USD/CHF rate equals 1.6215, then one USD is worth CHF 1.6215.
BASIS POINT is a unit of measurement used to describe the minimum change in the price of an asset.
BEARISH/BEAR MARKET is negative for price direction. For example, “We are bearish EUR/USD” means that we think the euro will weaken against the dollar.
BID/ASK SPREAD is the difference between the bid and the ask (offer) price.
BID PRICE is the price at which the market is prepared to buy a product. In FX trading, the Bid represents the price at which a trader can sell the base currency, shown to the left in a currency pair. For example, in the quote USD/CHF 1.4527/32, the base currency is USD, and the Bid price is 1.4527, meaning you can sell one USD for 1.4527 Swiss francs. In CFD trading, the Bid also represents the price at which a trader can sell the product.
BGN is the Bulgarian lev currency.
BHD is the Bahraini dinar currency.
BOT is a software application that runs automated tasks (scripts) over the Internet. In the investment field, a bot is commonly used to automate manual activities such as market analysis and trading. The use of bots has increased to trade forex, stocks, and other financial instruments. Wiseinvest provides an AI forex trading solution that is a bot powered by artificial intelligence to automate the process of trading in forex brokers.
BRL is the Brazilian real currency.
BUDGET DEFICIT occurs when expenses exceed revenue and indicate the financial health of a country.
BULLISH/BULL MARKET is favoring a strengthening market and rising prices. For example, “We are bullish EUR/USD” means that we think the euro will strengthen against the dollar.
BREAKOUT is a situation where the price moves through an identified level of support or resistance. It is often followed by increased volatility and heavy volume.
BROKERS are individuals or firms that act as intermediaries between buyers and sellers. In forex, brokerage providers individual traders access to a trading platform that allows them to buy and sell currency pairs. Brokers can be compensated through commission or spread. Depending on the execution model applied, brokers can be divided into ECNs, Market Makers, Dealing Desk, and Non-dealing Desk.
BUY, is taking a long position on an asset.C
CAD is the Canadian dollar currency.
CAD is the Canadian dollar currency.
CHF is the Swiss franc currency.
CLP is the Chilean peso currency.
CNY is the Chinese yuan (renminbi) currency.
CANDLESTICK CHART is a chart that indicates the trading range for the day as well as the opening and closing price. If the open price is higher than the close price, the rectangle between the open and close price is shaded. If the close price is higher than the open price, that area of the chart is not shaded.
CFD is a type of derivative that gives exposure to the change in the value of an underlying asset (such as an index or equity). It allows traders to leverage their capital (by trading notional amounts far higher than the money in their account) and provides all the benefits of trading securities, without actually owning the product.
CFTC, The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is an independent agency of the US government created in 1974, that regulates the U.S. derivatives markets, which includes futures, swaps, and certain kinds of options. CFTC is the regulator of forex trading in the USA.
CHART PATTERN is a distinct formation on a chart that creates a trading signal or indicates further price movement.
CHF is the Swiss franc official currency.
CLOSED POSITION, is the exposure to a financial contract, such as currency, that no longer exists.
COEFFICIENT OF VARIATION (CV, is a statistical measure of the dispersion of data points in a data series around the mean. The coefficient of variation represents the ratio of the standard deviation to the mean, and it is a useful statistic for comparing the degree of variation from one data series to another, even if the means are drastically different from one another.
COMMISSION is a fee that is charged for buying or selling a product.
COMMODITY CURRENCIES are currencies from economies whose exports are heavily based on natural resources, often specifically referring to Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and Russia.
COMMODITY FUTURES CONTRACT is an agreement to buy or sell a predetermined amount of a commodity at a specific price on a specific date in the future. Commodity futures can be used to hedge or protect an investment position or to bet on the directional move of the underlying asset.
COMPOUND ANNUAL GROWTH RATE (CAGR), is the rate of return that would be required for an investment to grow from its beginning balance to its ending balance, assuming the profits were reinvested at the end of each year of the investment’s lifespan.
CONTRACT SIZE is the notional number of shares an asset represents.
CONTRACT is the standard unit of forex trading.
Contrarian investing is a market timing strategy used in all trading time-frames. It assumes that financial instruments that have been rising steadily will reverse and start to fall, and vice versa. The contrarian trader buys an instrument that has been falling, or short-sells a rising one, in the expectation that the trend will change.
COP is the Colombian peso currency.
COPY-TRADING is a service that allows traders (Copiers) to copy trades from others. For example, traders can copy Wiseinvest forex signals and paste them into the brokerages.
CORRECTION, in investing, is a decline of 10% or more in the price of a security from its most recent peak.
COUNTER CURRENCY is the second listed currency in a currency pair.
COUPON RATE is the yield paid by fixed-income security; a fixed-income security’s coupon rate is simply just the annual coupon payments paid by the issuer relative to the bond’s face or par value. The coupon rate, or coupon payment, is the yield the bond paid on its issue date.
CPI, also known as the Consumer Price Index, is a measure that examines the weighted average of prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, such as transportation, food, and medical care. It is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and averaging them.
CURRENCY PAIR, the two currencies that make up a foreign exchange rate. For example EUR/USD.
CURRENCY SWAPS are contracts that commit two counterparties to trade streams of interest payments in different currencies for an agreed period of time and/or to trade principal amounts in different currencies at a pre-agreed exchange rate at maturity.
CURRENCY SYMBOLS is a three-letter symbol that represents a specific currency. For example, USD (U.S. Dollar).
CZK is the Czech koruna currency.D
DAY TRADING, making an open and close trade in the same product in one day.
DEBENTURE is a type of debt instrument unsecured by collateral. Since debentures have no collateral backing, debentures must rely on the creditworthiness and reputation of the issuer for support. Both corporations and governments frequently issue debentures to raise capital or funds.
DEBT RATIO is defined as the ratio of total debt to total assets, expressed as a decimal or percentage. It can be interpreted as the proportion of a company’s assets that are financed by debt.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION, is a portion of an employee’s compensation that is set aside to be paid later.
DEMO ACCOUNT is a risk- free trading account that allows a trader to become familiar with a trading platform without making a deposit.
DIMINISHING MARGIN, a margin call may occur even when an account is fully hedged, since spreads may widen, causing the remaining margin in the account to diminish. Should the remaining margin be insufficient to maintain any open positions, the account may sustain a margin call, closing out any open positions in the account. Although maintaining a long and short position may give the trader the impression that his exposure to the market’s movement is limited, if insufficient available margin exists and spreads widen for any period of time, it may result in a margin call on all positions.
DKK is the Danish krone currency.
DOWNTREND is a price action consisting of lower lows and lower highs.
DRAWDOWN is a volume expressed as a percentage below which the equity of your investment. It can equal any percentage from 1% to 100%. For example, when it is set to 20%, new trades won’t be copied if your current equity falls below 80% of your current balance. The drawdown percentage is calculated as follows: Equity < (100% – Deposit Percentage) × Balance.E
ECONOMIC CALENDAR is a calendar used to keep track of market-moving events, such as interest rate decisions, non-farm payroll numbers, and changes in gross domestic product (GDP), Consumer Price Index (CPI), and Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). Scheduled data releases are usually graded by the impact they have on the markets.
EUR is the Euro currency.
EXPERT ADVISOR (EA), are programs that run on the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform, used to monitor and trade financial markets using algorithms. They find opportunities according to the parameters you set, then either notify you or open a position automatically. And once your position is open, an EA can add close conditions including stops, trailing stops, and limits.
FAANG STOCKS is an acronym that refers to the stocks of five prominent American technology companies: Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX); and Alphabet (GOOG) (also known as Google).
FCA is the Financial Conduct Authority is a financial regulatory body in the United Kingdom, but operates independently of the UK Government, and is financed by charging fees to members of the financial services industry. FCA is the regulator of forex trading in the UK.
FILL, is when an order has been fully executed.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE/FOREX/FX is the global market where it’s possible to trade currencies.
FOREX SIGNAL, is the set of information used to trade in forex, consisting of a symbol or currency pair (for example EUR / USD), direction (buy or sell), amount to invest (or position size), take profit, and stop loss. Wiseinvest is a forex signal provider through AI (artificial intelligence).
FSA is the Financial Supervisory Authority is the Swedish government agency responsible for financial regulation in Sweden. It is responsible for the oversight, regulation, and authorization of financial markets and their participants. FSA is responsible for regulation and oversight activities involving forex trading in Sweden.
FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS is a method of analysis based on examining current economic conditions, government policy, and societal factors within a business cycle framework in an attempt to predict future market conditions.G
GAPPING – Gapping in forex is where prices move from one price to another without trading in between them. This can occur when there is a break in trading, for example on the market open, or in extremely volatile conditions.
GBP is the pound sterling currency.
GOING LONG is the purchase of a stock, commodity, or currency for investment or speculation – with the expectation of the price increasing.
GOING SHORT, is the selling of a currency or product not owned by the seller – with the expectation of the price decreasing.
GOVERNMENT BOND is a debt security issued by a government to support government spending and obligations. Government bonds can pay periodic interest payments called coupon payments. Government bonds issued by national governments are often considered low-risk investments since the issuing government backs them.
GROSS PROFIT is the profit a company makes after deducting the costs associated with making and selling its products, or the costs associated with providing its services.H
HALF SPREAD is the financial impact for the part of the spread you pay on opening your trade and then the part of the spread you pay when closing your trade. Effectively half spread is the financial impact of the distance from the spread mid-point to the buy or sells price at which a trade is executed.
HEDGE FUNDS are proprietary trading firms that invest, hedge, or speculate for their own account. Hedge funds may include specialized high-frequency trading (HFT) firms that employ high-speed algorithmic trading strategies characterized by numerous frequent trades and very short holding periods.
HEDGING is a trading strategy used to minimize the risk in forex trading. A forex hedge is opening a trade-in in the opposite direction to protect the existing one from an unfavorable move.
HKD is the Hong Kong dollar currency.
HUF is the Hungarian forint currency.
IDR, is the Indonesian rupiah currency.
ILS, Israeli new shekel currency.
INDENTURE refers to a legal and binding agreement, contract, or document between two or more parties.
INR is the Indian rupee currency.
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR, are companies such as mutual funds, pension funds, insurance, and reinsurance companies, and endowments. Primary motives for market participation are to trade FX instruments (eg for hedging), investing, and risk management purposes. A common label for this counterparty category is “real money investors”.
INTEREST RATE FUTURE is a futures contract with an underlying instrument that pays interest. The contract is an agreement between the buyer and seller for the future delivery of any interest-bearing asset.
INTEREST RATE is the amount a lender charges for the use of assets expressed as a percentage of the principal.
IRA, or individual retirement account, is a tax-advantaged investing tool that individuals use to earmark funds for retirement savings.
IRR, or internal rate of return, is a metric used in capital budgeting to estimate the profitability of potential investments. The internal rate of return is a discount rate that makes the net present value (NPV) of all cash flows from a particular project equal to zero.
ISLAMIC ACCOUNT (SWAP FREE), is an account specifically designed for traders of Islamic Faith that has no swap applied during a rollover but a fixed fee instead. The fixed fee is not an interest. It primarily depends on whether the order buys or sells.J
JAPANESE CANDLES is a type OHLC chart visualized in the form of a rectangular shaped “body” with a vertical line on both the top and bottom (the “wicks”). Each candle represents a specific time period and shows whether the closing price was higher or lower than the opening price.
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BOND (JGB), is a bond issued by the government of Japan. The government pays interest on the bond until the maturity date. Japanese government bonds play a key role in the financial securities market in Japan.
JOINT VENTURE (JV), is a business arrangement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources to accomplish a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity.
JPY is the Japanese yen currency.
KIWI the unofficial name used to refer to the New Zealand Dollar or NZD/USD currency pair.
KRW is the Korean won currency.
LEVERAGE, also known as margin, is the percentage or fractional increase you can trade from the amount of capital you have available. It allows traders to trade notional values far higher than the capital they have. For example, leverage of 100:1 means you can trade a notional value 100 times greater than the capital in your trading account.
LIMITS/LIMIT ORDER is an order that seeks to buy at lower levels than the current market or sell at higher levels than the current market. A limit order sets restrictions on the maximum price to be paid or the minimum price to be received. As an example, if the current price of USD/JPY is 117.00/05, then a limit order to buy USD would be at a price below the current market, e.g. 116.50.
LIQUIDITY Refers to the number of buyers and sellers in the market willing to trade at any given time. Generally speaking, the greater the liquidity within a market, the greater the number of trades completed, which translates into higher volumes. Liquidity is an essential factor in trading activities.
LONG POSITION, is a position that appreciates if market price increases. When the base currency in the pair is bought, the position is said to belong. This position is taken with the expectation that the market will rise.
LOT, is a unit to measure the amount of the deal. The value of the deal always corresponds to an integer number of lots.
LTL is the Lithuanian litas currency.
LVL is the Latvian lats currency.M
MAJOR PAIRS are the most commonly traded currencies: EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, CAD, AUD, CHF, NZD. Major currency pairs comprise of US dollar another major currency from the list.
MARGIN CALL is a request from a broker or dealer for additional funds or other collateral on a position that has moved against the customer.
MARGIN denotes the number of funds required to deposit in the account in order to open a position and to maintain Open Positions, as determined in the Contract Specifications for each Instrument.
MARKET IF TOUCHED – A Market If Touched (MIT) is an order to buy (or sell) a contract below (or above) the market. Its purpose is to take advantage of sudden or unexpected changes in share or other prices and provides investors with a trigger price to set an order in motion.
MARGIN RELIEF – Margin relief is where the amount of margin required to hold an open trade is reduced by the open trade having a stop loss, trailing stop loss, or guaranteed stop-loss attached to it.
MARKET MAKER is a dealer or broker that provides a two-way quote (i.e. a bid and ask price) for which the dealer agrees to buy or sell. Offering both sides of trade literally “makes” a market for those wishing to engage in currency trading. In recent years, new developments in web-related technologies have made it possible for independent brokers to develop internet-based trading platforms. These brokers serve as market-makers and provide a two-way quote for each currency pair they support. OANDA is an example of a forex market-maker.
MARKET ORDER is an order to buy or sell at the current price.
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MICRO LOT is the equivalent of 1000 units of the base currency expressed in lots (0.01).
MUNICIPAL BOND is a debt security issued by a state, municipality, or county to finance its capital expenditures, including the construction of highways, bridges, or schools.
MXN is the Mexican peso currency.
MYR is the Malaysian ringgit currency.N
NASDAQ 100 INDEX (NAS100), an index covering 100 largest and most liquid companies on the NASDAQ stock exchange that includes a broad range of industries. Get NASDAQ 100 INDEX (NAS100) live charts and quotes.
NET PRESENT VALUE (NPV), is the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows over a period of time. NPV is used in capital budgeting and investment planning to analyze the profitability of a projected investment or project.
NET PROFIT MARGIN is equal to how much net income or profit is generated as a percentage of revenue. Net profit margin is the ratio of net profits to revenues for a company or business segment.
NOK is the Norwegian krone currency.
NYSE, or New York Stock Exchange, is a stock exchange located in New York City that is the largest equities-based exchange in the world, based on the total market capitalization of its listed securities.
NZD is the New Zealand dollar currency.
ORDER BOOK is a system used to show the market depth of traders willing to buy and sell at prices beyond the best available.
ORDER is an instruction from the trader to open, close, or modify a position.
OTC Options, are option contracts that give the right to buy or sell a currency with another currency at a specified exchange rate during a specified period. This category also includes exotic foreign exchange options such as average rate options and barrier options. OTC options include: • The currency swaption: an OTC option to enter into a currency swap contract. • The currency warrant: a long-dated (over one year) OTC currency option.
OTH is all other currencies’ currency.
OUTRIGHT FORWARDS, are transactions involving the exchange of two currencies at a rate agreed on the date of the contract for value or delivery (cash settlement) at some time in the future (more than two business days later). This category also includes forward foreign exchange agreement transactions (FXAs), non-deliverable forwards (NDFs), and other forward contracts for differences. Outright forwards are generally not traded on organized exchanges, and their contractual terms are not standardized.
OVER THE COUNTER (OTC), is a market where transactions are not conducted via an exchange.
OVERNIGHT POSITION, is a trade that remains open until the next business day.P
PEN, is the Peruvian sol currency.
PENDING ORDERS is an instruction to buy or sell an instrument when certain preconditions specified by the trader are met. Essentially, when placing a pending order a trader informs their broker that they do not want the current market price, but rather they only want their order executed if the market price reaches a certain level. Pending orders fall into two categories, limit orders and stop orders.
PHP is the Philippine peso currency.
PIP, is the smallest unit of price for any foreign currency, pips refer to digits added to or subtracted from the fourth decimal place, i.e. 0.0001 or 0.01 for Pairs with JPY.
PLN is the Polish zloty currency.
PORTFOLIO is a collection of investments owned by an entity.
PRIME BROKERS are Institutions (usually large and highly rated banks) facilitating trades for their clients (often institutional funds, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms). Prime brokers enable their clients to conduct trades, subject to credit limits, with a group of predetermined third-party banks in the prime broker’s name. This may also involve granting the client access to electronic platforms that are traditionally available only to large traders. In an FX prime brokerage relationship, the client trade is normally “given up” to the prime broker, which is interposed between the third-party bank and the client and therefore becomes the counterparty to both legs of the trade.
PROFIT is the difference between the cost price and the sale price when the sale price is higher than the cost price.
PULLBACK is the tendency of a trending market to retrace a portion of the gains before continuing in the same direction.Q
QUOTE, is an indicative market price, normally used for information purposes only.R
RALLY is a recovery in price after a period of decline.
RANGE TRADING, or range-bound trading, is a trading style in which stocks are watched that have either been rising off a support price or falling off a resistance price. That is, every time the stock hits a high, it falls back to the low, and vice versa. Such a stock is said to be “trading in a range”, which is the opposite of trending. The range trader, therefore, buys the stock at or near the low price and sells (and possibly short sells) at the high. A related approach to range trading is looking for moves outside of an established range, called a breakout (price moves up) or a breakdown (price moves down), and assume that once the range has been broken prices will continue in that direction for some time.
REALIZED PROFIT/LOSS, is the amount of money you have made or lost when a position has been closed.
RESISTANCE LEVEL is a price that may act as a ceiling. The opposite of support.
A RETAIL INVESTOR, is an individual investor who trades with money from personal wealth, rather than on behalf of an institution.
RISK MANAGEMENT is the employment of financial analysis and trading techniques to reduce and/or control exposure to various types of risk.
RISK, exposure to uncertain change, is most often used with a negative connotation of adverse change.
RMB, is the renminbi; see CNY currency.
ROLLOVER is the simultaneous closing of an open position for today’s value date and the opening of the same position for the next day’s value date at a price reflecting the interest rate differential between the two currencies.
RON is the Romanian leu currency.
RUB, is the Russian rouble currency.S
SAR is the Saudi riyal currency.
SCALP, or Scalping, is the act of opening and then closing a position very quickly, in the hope of profiting from small price movements.
SEK is the Swedish krona currency.
SELL, taking a short position in the expectation that the market is going to go down.
SENTIMENT is the prevailing attitude toward a particular security or larger financial market based on a variety of fundamental and technical factors, including price history, economic reports, seasonal factors, and national and world events.
SGD is the Singapore dollar currency.
SHORT POSITION, is an investment position that benefits from a decline in market price. When the base currency in the pair is sold, the position is said to be short.
SIGNAL, is a sign with information for a trader to open a buy or sell orders. It is usually based on spread technical indicators and often combined with fundamental analysis. Wiseinvest provides you signals emitted by AI, to reach for better results.
SYNTHETIC ORDER – A synthetic order is an order which is not held & monitored for trigger conditions by OANDA but is created to simulate the desired functionality and monitored locally. For example, in the case of a trailing stop order on MT4, the client terminal does not send a trailing order to OANDA. The MT4 client terminal monitors the conditions of the order and will submit new stop-loss instructions to OANDA when the stop price needs to be changed.
SLIPPAGE is The difference between the price that was requested and the price obtained typically due to changing market conditions. Slippage most commonly occurs during fundamental news events or periods of high volatility or limited liquidity. Instances such as trade rollover (5 pm EST) is a known period in which the amount of liquidity tends to be limited as many liquidity providers settle transactions for that day.
SPOT PRICE is the current market price.
SPOT TRANSACTIONS are single outright transactions involving the exchange of two currencies at a rate agreed on the date of the contract for value or delivery (cash settlement) within two business days. The spot legs of swaps are not included among spot transactions but are reported as swap transactions even when they are due for settlement within two days. This means that spot transactions are exclusive of overnight swaps and spot next swaps, as well as other “tomorrow/next day” transactions.
SPREAD is the difference between the buy (offer) and sell (bid) price. For example, if the underlying asset is trading at 100, our offer price (the price at which you can buy) might be 101 and our bid price (the price at which you can sell) might be 99. You pay the spread by opening and closing a position.
STOP LOSS ORDER, this is an order placed to sell below the current price (to close a long position), or to buy above the current price (to close a short position). Stop-loss orders are an important risk management tool. By setting stop-loss orders against open positions you can limit your potential downside should the market move against you.
SUPPORT is the price at which an asset may find difficulty falling below as traders look to buy around that level.
SWAP is the simultaneous sale and purchase of the same amount of a given currency at a forward exchange rate.T
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS is the process by which charts of past price patterns are studied for clues as to the direction of future price movements.
THB is the Thai baht currency.
TICK, is the minimal upwards or downwards movement in a trading instrument price; tick value is not fixed and fluctuates depending on the market conditions.
TRADE SIZE is the number of units of product in a contract or lot.
TRAILING STOP is a tool that allows a trade to continue to gain in value when the market price moves in a favorable direction but automatically closes the trade if the market price suddenly moves in an unfavorable direction by a specified distance. Placing contingent orders may not necessarily limit your losses.
TREND is when a market is making a clear, sustained move upwards or downwards, it is called a trend. Identifying the beginning and end of trends is a key part of market analysis.
TRY, is the Turkish lira currency.
TWD is the New Taiwan dollar currency.U
VOLATILITY refers to active markets that often present trade opportunities.
VOLUME is a number of lots or another position size, traded in a currency pair within a period of time.
VWAP – A VWAP is a “Volume Weighted Average Price”. It is used to calculate an execution (and trigger) price when the requested quantity of an order is greater than the amount available at level 1 or top of the book price. You can view the amount currently available at the level 1 price by opening the depth of the market for an instrument on an order ticket. Link out to the depth of market FAQW
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