Measures an individuals\’ total annual gross earnings from wages, business enterprises and various investments. Personal income is the key to personal spending, which accounts for 2/3 of GDP in the major economies.
The smallest unit of price for any foreign currency. Digits added to or subtracted from the fourth decimal place, i.e. 0.0001. Also called Points.
Exposure to changes in governmental policy which will have an adverse effect on an investor\’s position.
The netted total holdings of a given currency.
In the currency markets, describes the amount by which the forward or futures price exceed the spot price.
Describes quotes to which every market participant has equal access.
Profit /Loss or \”P/L\” or Gain/Loss
The actual \”realized\” gain or loss resulting fromtrading activities on Closed Positions, plus the theoretical \”unrealized\” gain or loss on Open Positions that have been Mark-to-Market.
Purchasing Managers Index Services (Fran
Measures an outlook of purchasing managers in the service sector. Such managers are surveyed on a number of subjects including employment, production, new orders, supplier deliveries, and inventories. Readings above 50 generally indicate expansion, while