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List of popular Acronyms used in trading

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A couple of pretty obvious ones:
EM, EMs: emerging markets
PM, PMs: precious metals (also private message ...)

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This thread makes me remember that I really dislike acronyms lol.

Often they just confuse people me included :-)

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it take time to remember

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Its good thread. it helps newbie...

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My favorite is still SMA - standard moving average and FIFO = First In First Out. This latter one, obviously, is not exclusive to futures trading... or trading at all for that matter.

TraderDownUnder;

May be moot and I certainly do not disagree with you. However, I know it as Simple Moving Average here in the USA. As it's calculations do not use exponents in the equation, as per it's early technical indiator sister the Exponential Moving Average or EMA. just sayin'...

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NOT a SECRET code😇

Hello everybody😇

gtg-afaik-afk-tlt => To learn this

hth

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NOT a SECRET code😇

Hello again everybody😇

Corrections from nr 1 to nr 2.

1. gtg-afaik-afk-tlt => To learn this

2. To learn this <= tlt - gtg - afk - afaik


Any BETTER suggestions from the ONE who reads this, and HAVE TIME 2 SPARE? 😇
I know EVERY ONE of u CAN DO this BETTER than ME☺


hth

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high of day low of day

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Lionel Richie. 3 times a lady. Hits S/R zone 3 times , its a Lionel.

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looking for a bottom

HLMTR = higher low major trend reversal is preferred
LLMTR = lower low major trend reversal is more risky

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