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Common (And Not-So-Common) Trading Terms You Should Know

Trading is a skill that you perfect (well… not really, but we keep trying) over the years and it’s great to know that you’re not really alone in the journey – we are here to help you! It’s in this spirit that we provide you with regular #tradingterminology lessons through our social media platforms, explaining

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Stoploss triggered on Aspen

Today the stoploss on Aspen triggered on our iTrade Fantasy League when it declined to R370. That was 8% below the high reached only two weeks ago. Our portfolio only made a loss of only 3% because we adjusted our stoploss to 8% below the high. The MACD indicator is also giving a sell signal.

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Explaining stop-loss orders (and how we’ve used them in the iTrade Fantasy League Portfolio)

As we explained on Friday we placed stop-loss orders on all the shares in our iTrade Fantasy League portfolio on Facebook to limit our losses. Billiton triggered on Friday and we sold all 180 shares at R255 per share. On Monday the price is down another 1% or R2.50, but we are not participating in