Terms Beginning With D

On this page you will find a list of all our topics starting with the letter D. The page contains links to guides, reviews etc.

  • Daniels Trading
    Broker Review
    Daniels Trading offers a choice of self-directed and broker-assisted trading accounts. For instruments, fees & payment options, read our review.
  • Dark Pool Trading
    Article
    Find out what dark pool trading is, from definitions and secrets to regulations and strategies. See our review of dark pool trading today.
  • Darwinex
    Broker Review
    You can trade forex and CFDs at Darwinex with the latest tools and transparent fees. Check out our review for minimum deposits, account options and more.
  • Dash Day Trading 2024 - Tutorial and Brokers
    Article
    Guide to day trading Dash and the best brokers. Includes tutorial and strategies, helping you profit and make money as a Dash day trader (xco).
  • David Rubinstein | "How to Invest" Summary - The Qualities of Good Investors
    Blog Post
    We summarize David Rubinstein’s book “How to Invest” and look at the 8 top qualities of what makes a successful investor.
  • DAX GER 40 Index
    Stock Exchange
    The top DAX brokers reviewed and ranked. Our trading guide explains how to start investing on the DAX 40, Germany's leading blue-chip index.
  • Day Trading 2024 - How To Start
    Article
    Learn how to Day Trade with expert tips and tutorials for beginners. We list all the best brokers with comparison tools and detailed reviews.
  • Day Trading For A Living
    Article
    Learn how to start day trading for a living with our "must-see" tutorial & tips. We explain what it takes to day trade for a living & which brokers to use.
  • Day Trading For Beginners
    Article
    Learn how to start day trading with our tutorial for beginners. We explain the basics, from how day trading works to strategies and tips for new traders.
  • Day Trading in a Bear Market
    Article
    Day trading in a bear market can be a grand opportunity given how so much more volatility is present in nearly all asset classes. Learn how to benefit.
  • Day Trading In Australia 2024
    Article
    How to start day trading In Australia in 2024. Learn to trade stocks, forex, gold or the ASX 200 and find the best broker in this tutorial.
  • Day Trading in Canada 2024
    Article
    Guide to online day trading in Canada in 2024. We have tutorials, tips and brokers to help Canadian traders get started today.
  • Day Trading in India 2024
    Article
    Learn day trading in India and the basics for beginners. We have tutorials, tips and insights into the best day trading products in India.
  • Day Trading In Indonesia 2024
    Article
    Day trading in Indonesia is a fast-growing market. We outline the regulations and taxes, discuss available markets and offer a guide to getting started.
  • Day Trading In Malaysia 2024
    Article
    Day trading in Malaysia is a popular investment approach that is legal for many assets, including cryptos. Find out how to get started today.
  • Day Trading In Singapore 2024
    Article
    Day trading in Singapore is both popular and legal for a wide range of assets, including forex, CFDs and cryptos. For the best brokers and more, read on.
  • Day Trading In South Africa 2024
    Article
    Discover our guide to day trading in South Africa, from popular strategies to local rules and tax requirements.
  • Day Trading in the UK 2024
    Article
    Day trading in the UK 2024 - we explain day trading strategies for forex, CFDs or spread betting and tax rules for UK traders. Get started.
  • Day Trading In The US 2024
    Article
    Day trading in the US is a legal, highly regulated form of trading. See our guide to getting started, from strategies to brokers and taxes.
  • Day Trading In UAE 2024
    Article
    Day trading in UAE is a popular way to speculate on the financial markets. Find out how to start trading online in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Day Trading Indicators
    Article
    We list the 10 best indicators for day trading and explain how to use them in this free tutorial for beginners.
  • Day Trading Patterns
    Article
    Patterns And Day Trading. We explore candlesticks and chart patterns for use day trading. We highlight common patterns traders look for to trigger positions
  • Day Trading Simulator: Try2BFunded Stock Trading
    Blog Post
    There are day trading simulator products on the market that combine demo trading with the upside of being granted your own trading capital if you are able
  • Day Trading Simulators
    Article
    Our experts test, compare and rank the best free day trading simulators. How to simulate trading online for free with virtual funds.
  • Day Trading Strategies
    Article
    Day trading strategies for beginners to advanced traders. Here we explain strategy, from 5,7 or 20 day trends to candlestick reversal patterns and more.
  • Day Trading Taxes
    Article
    Learn how day trading taxes affect you and how profits and losses are taxed. This guide helps you figure out your tax rate and how to be more tax efficient.
  • Days Payable Outstanding (DPO)
    Blog Post
    What is Days Payable Outstanding? Days payable outstanding (DPO) is a measure of how many days it takes a company to pay its invoices from its suppliers. In
  • DayTrading.com Contributors
    Article
    Meet the team that makes DayTrading.com the premier global authority on short-term trading online.
  • DayTradingAcademy.com - Detailed Review
    Article
    Full Review of the DayTradingAcademy.com platform. From login to costs and fees, we review the service and show if it is too good to be true.
  • DCFX
    Broker Review
    Expert review of FCA-regulated broker, DCFX (formerly KVB Prime). Trading charges, live accounts, minimum deposits and leverage explained.
  • Debentures
    Article
    Debentures are an unsecured long-term debt instrument. Our guide lists the top trading platforms and apps while explaining how debentures can be traded.
  • Debit Card
    Payment Method
    How to use a debit card to fund trading accounts. Read our comprehensive list of the top brokers accepting debit cards.
  • Debt Jubilee
    Blog Post
    We look at the concept of the Debt Jubilee historically, why it's important in today's time, and what traders can learn from it.
  • Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)
    Blog Post
    The debt-service coverage ratio (DSCR) is a financial metric used to assess a company’s ability to repay its debt obligations.The ratio is calculated by dividing a company’s net operating income (NOI) by its debt service, which includes principal and interest payments on loans and leases.A DSCR of 1.0 or higher indicates that a company has […]
  • Decentraland
    Article
    Need-to-know information before investing in Decentraland. Pitfalls, price predictions & alternatives explained. Can you really make money in Decentraland?
  • Decentralised Exchanges (DEX)
    Article
    Decentralised Exchanges (DEX) - DEX and AMM Explained. Decentralised or Centralised? A key question for Cryptocurrency Traders and
  • Decision Theory: Applications in Trading & Investing
    Blog Post
    We look at decision theory's impact in finance, trading, and investing. Learn to navigate biases and uncertainties for better outcomes.
  • Dedicated Portfolio Theory
    Blog Post
    We look at Dedicated Portfolio Theory, a strategy to meet future financial obligations. Learn its advantages, disadvantages, and real-world applications.
  • Defensive Stocks
    Article
    Defensive stocks. We define 'defensive' and highlight defensive sectors and stocks. We explain why some traders seek defensive stocks at certain times
  • Deferred Retirement Option Plans (DROP) - How They Work
    Blog Post
    We look at Deferred Retirement Option Plans (DROP), their pros and cons, their benefits for employees and employers, and more.
  • Deferred Tax Asset
    Blog Post
    We cover everything about Deferred Tax Assets - values, deferred tax liabilities, valuation allowance, example of a DTA, and more.
  • DeFi - Decentralized Finance
    Article
    DeFi, short for decentralized finance, cuts out intermediaries such as banks from financial transactions. Learn what DeFi is and how to benefit from it.
  • DeFi Binary Options
    Article
    The best DeFi binary options brokers and trading apps. Use our binary options DeFi 101 to speculate on digital assets and popular coins.
  • Defined Benefit (DB) vs. Defined Contribution (DC) Plans
    Blog Post
    We look at the differences between Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC) plans. Advantages, risks, and impacts on retirement planning.
  • Deflation
    Article
    Deflation Explained - What Does Deflation Mean For Day Trading? How do particular markets, assets and policies react to deflation?
  • DEGIRO
    Broker Review
    DEGIRO is a leading online broker offering stocks and ETFs with low fees. Our review unpacks the trading platform, mobile app, leverage, & minimum deposit.
  • Delta
    Article
    Delta (∆) measures the rate of change of an option’s value (V) with respect to the change in an underlying asset’s price (S). ∆ = ∂V/∂S Delta is one of the
  • DeltaStock
    Broker Review
    DeltaStock is a forex and cryptocurrency broker. Our review unpacks the MetaTrader 4 download, mobile apps, & trading tools. Open an account & trade today.
  • Demand Shock: What It Is & Why It's Relevant to Markets
    Blog Post
    Demand shock refers to an unexpected demand event, which leads to a large and persistent increase in inflation (and potentially interest rates ). Demand sho
  • Demat Accounts
    Article
    Demat accounts are a requirement for securities trading in India and Nepal. Find out what they are, how to open one and how to compare the best providers.
  • Demo Accounts
    Article
    The best free trading demo accounts listed with reviews & ratings. Demo accounts offer a great way to learn, or practise trading with a platform or broker.
  • Depreciation
    Article
    Depreciation is the accounting practice of spreading out the cost of a fixed asset over time and deducting it from taxable income. Learn how it is used.
  • Deriv.com
    Broker Review
    Expert review of Deriv. The broker offers leveraged CFDs and multipliers on forex, stocks, indices & commodities. Should you open a live account? Find out.
  • Derivative Oscillator
    Article
    The derivative oscillator blends the concept of double smoothed relative strength index (RSI) with the graphical representation of the MACD indicator.
  • Derivatives
    Article
    A derivative is the collective term used for a wide variety of financial instruments whose price derives from the performance of other underlying assets.
  • Derivatives Pricing - Terms, Definitions & Topical Outline
    Blog Post
    In this overview, we look at a comprehensive range of terms and definitions for understanding the pricing of derivatives in finance.We cover various processes, concepts, and models. Key Takeaways – Derivatives Pricing Derivative pricing involves models like Brownian motion and risk-neutral valuation to predict price movements and valuations, considering market risk and arbitrage opportunities. The valuation […]
  • Determining Company Value Using Valuation Multiples
    Blog Post
    Valuation multiples are a key component of financial modeling in assessing the value of a company.It is based on the idea that similar assets will tend to sell at similar prices, equivalent to the concept of how three-bedroom/two-bath houses sell for around the same price as others in a particular geographical area in a particular […]
  • Determining Company Value with Precedent Transactions
    Blog Post
    Precedent transactions is among the major three types of valuation methods used for companies, in addition to discounted cash flow (DCF) and company company
  • Deterministic Global Optimization (Trading & Investing Applications)
    Blog Post
    We look at deterministic global optimization in trading and investing. Applications, mathematical foundations, coding example & more.
  • Detrended Price Oscillator
    Article
    The detrended price oscillator seeks to eliminate short-term price trends in order to estimate the long-term price movement in an asset. Namely, it is less
  • Deutsche Bank: The Canary in the Coalmine?
    Blog Post
    Markets are sensitive to bank problems, given the scenario that transpired in 2008. Deutsche Bank is currently shaking up its operations, one of the largest
  • Deutsche Boerse
    Stock Exchange
    Deutsche Boerse brokers offer exposure to some of the largest securities and derivatives markets in Europe. We list the best platforms in our trading guide.
  • Did the Fed Restart QE?
    Blog Post
    Did the Fed restart QE? Is it not QE? Is it QE-lite? Some argue it’s “QE4”. The Fed had three rounds of quantitative easing (“QE”) during the 2009-14 period
  • DIF Broker
    Broker Review
    DIF Broker offers trading through its proprietary desktop platform and mobile app. For fees, forex, CFD and ETF product specifications, see our review.
  • Differential Geometry in Finance, Trading & Markets
    Blog Post
    We look at the concepts of differential geometry in markets and financial data. Comparisons with information geometry. Coding example.
  • Differential Topology in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    Applications of Differential Topology in finance. Comparisons with other disciplines. Coding examples in Python.
  • Digital Options Trading
    Article
    How to use digital options for day trading and other strategies to be more successful. Read our list of best brokers for trading digital options.
  • Digital Yuan: What Does It Mean For Markets?
    Blog Post
    The digital yuan is the latest attempt by China to establish itself as a global power economically. In the 1980s, about 90 percent of China’s population liv
  • Dim Sum Bonds vs. Panda Bonds
    Blog Post
    We look at dim sum bonds (offshore) vs. panda bonds (onshore), how each compare, and how they can play a role in global portfolios.
  • Diners Club
    Payment Method
    The top Diners Club brokers evaluated. Find out which brokers accept Diners Club and how to deposit to your trading account.
  • Direct Listings vs. IPOs: Knowing the Difference
    Blog Post
    More tech startups are opting for direct listings instead of initial public offerings as the preferred way of going public. In this article, we'll cover wha
  • DirectFX
    Broker Review
    DirectFX is an MT4 forex and CFD broker. Read our review of DirectFX's licensing status, payment options and spreads before you open a trading account.
  • Directional Investment Strategies
    Blog Post
    We look at the various types of directional investment strategies, directional vs. non-directional trading strategies, and the nuances of each.
  • Directional Movement (+DI –DI)
    Article
    The Directional Movements Indicators, Positive DI (+DI) and Negative DI (-DI), make up the Directional Movement system, and are also calculated as part of t
  • Discount Rate
    Article
    Discount Rate Explained - What It Means For Traders. We explore discount rates and explain why and how traders and investors can use it to judge trades.
  • Discount Rates vs. Risk Premiums (Differences)
    Blog Post
    We look at the distinction between discount rates and risk premiums, their impact on asset valuation, and how economic factors influence these concepts.
  • Discounted Maximum Loss (Worst-Case Risk Measure)
    Blog Post
    We look at the Discounted Maximum Loss and its value as a risk management tool. Also included is example Python code.
  • Diseconomies of Scale
    Blog Post
    We cover Diseconomies of Scale - types of diseconomies of scale, impact, examples, tips on managing diseconomies of scale, and more.
  • Dispersion Trading - Profit from Implied Volatility Differentials
    Blog Post
    We look at dispersion trading, a strategy to profit from implied volatility differences between index options and individual stock options.
  • Disposition Effect
    Blog Post
    We look at the disposition effect, comparisons with prospect theory and loss aversion, its relation to momentum, and the reverse disposition effect.
  • Divergence Trading Strategies
    Blog Post
    We cover the concept of divergence in trading: when price and indicators move in different directions. Learn how to identify and use it for trading success.
  • Diversification
    Article
    Diversification is an investment strategy focused on risk mitigation. Learn how to reduce risk by investing in a wide variety of investments.
  • Dividend
    Article
    Dividend Explained - what are dividends and how do they apply to trading and traders? We explore dividends and how they impact equity prices.
  • Dividend Arbitrage: Strategies and Examples
    Blog Post
    Dividend arbitrage is a trading strategy where an investor is long a stock with an upcoming dividend payment and short the equivalent amount of stock throug
  • Dividend Capture Strategy Using Options
    Blog Post
    Traders who use a dividend capture strategy usually trade in and out of a stock to obtain the stock’s dividend without having to hold it long-term. Using a
  • Dividend Cover
    Article
    Dividend Cover Explained - How to calculate dividend cover and trade using it. Dividend Cover can judge future dividend performance and help traders
  • Dividend Income Investing Guide
    Article
    Guide to building passive dividend income. We look at stocks with the highest dividend yield, the rate of tax on dividend income, and more.
  • Dividend Policy
    Blog Post
    We look comprehensively at dividend policy: impact on earnings, investor relations, models guiding choices, and factors shaping corporate finance.
  • Dividends vs. Share Buybacks
    Blog Post
    Explores the benefits and drawbacks of dividends and share buybacks for companies and investors, including tax implications and signaling effects.
  • DMM FX
    Broker Review
    DMM FX is a Dubai-based broker offering forex, CFD and crypto assets. Our review details MT4 platform downloads, bonuses, demo accounts & more.
  • DNA Markets
    Broker Review
    DNA Markets review for prospective traders. We evaluate the broker's accounts, fees, tools and more. We also share our take on the platforms.
  • Do Cryptocurrencies Have Long-Term Value?
    Blog Post
    Do cryptocurrencies have any true long term value or are they just objects for speculation without long term value. Read our analysis.
  • Do Hedge Funds & Private Equity Create Economic Value?
    Blog Post
    Hedge funds and private equity firms have considerable influence on the dynamics of capital allocation.The question of whether they create economic value is a topic of debate among industry experts and the broader public.Here we look at the hedge fund and private equity industry and its role in creating economic value. Key Takeaways – Do Hedge […]
  • Do Index Funds Pay Dividends?
    Blog Post
    Do you get dividends from index funds?Let’s take a look.Do Index Funds Pay Dividends?Yes, index funds do pay dividends.Given securities within them issue dividends, so too do the index funds themselves.However, the dividends paid out by index funds will vary based on the make-up of the fund.For example, an index fund tracking the S&P 500 […]
  • Do the Ultra-Wealthy Use a 401(k)?
    Blog Post
    We look at how the ultra-wealthy (e.g., Gates, Zuckerberg, Bezos) navigate their finances, from 401(k) insignificance to unique investments & philanthropy.
  • Do You Need a Degree to Be a Trader?
    Blog Post
    Explore the debate on the necessity of a degree for trading. Weigh the benefits of formal education against practical experience and self-learning.
  • Do You Need a High IQ to Be a Successful Trader?
    Blog Post
    Understanding trading success: It's not just about IQ. Emotional intelligence, risk assessment, creativity, and consistency matter.
  • Does Focusing on the Trade War Miss The Point?
    Blog Post
    If you listen to stock traders, a lot of their focus is inevitably on the US-China trade war. Any rumor that floats the idea that trade relations are impr
  • Does Money Printing Cause Inflation?
    Blog Post
    We look at the hotly debated relationship between money supply and inflation. Traditional perspective vs. transactions-based approach.
  • Does Quant Trading Pose an Existential Threat to Day Traders?
    Blog Post
    The idea that computer- or algorithmic-driven trading (sometimes called 'quant trading') will drive out human traders, or at least make it extremely difficu
  • Does Shorting A Stock Drive Its Price Lower?
    Blog Post
    Short selling is not a widely understood phenomenon in markets. Some even attach moral or ethical implications to it.Various executives have come publicly complained about short selling, from Tesla’s Elon Musk to several high-profile frauds and business failures blaming their downfall on short selling, such as Enron, Worldcom, and Wirecard.We’ve covered short selling previous articles […]
  • Does the US Dollar Strengthen During Fed Tightening Cycles?
    Blog Post
    First, let’s cover some basics about how central banks and their processing of raising and lowering interest rates impacts currencies.What is a tightening cycle?A tightening cycle involves the central bank of a country raising interest rates.For example, if it was believed to be good for the economy, the Fed may raise its benchmark interest rate […]
  • Dogecoin Trading - Tutorial and Brokers
    Article
    Learn how to start buying, selling and trading Dogecoin in this tutorial. We also list the best Dogecoin brokers and most popular trading platforms.
  • Doku Wallet
    Payment Method
    Find out how to make a deposit using Doku Wallet. We list the best brokers with Doku Wallet payments, plus fees and processing times.
  • Dollar Squeeze Is The Latest Drag on Asset Markets
    Blog Post
    The latest issue for the markets is the classic dollar squeeze that’s emblematic of a debt problem. You saw the same thing in 2008 as shown below in the sha
  • Dollar Volume
    Article
    Dollar volume seeks to track the net quantity of US dollars (or US dollar equivalents) that trade in a given day for a particular asset. It is generally not
  • Dollar-Cost Averaging
    Blog Post
    We take a look at dollar-cost averaging, its benefits, disadvantages, who DCA is best for, how often you should invest using DCA, DCA vs. lump sum, and more
  • Donchian Channels
    Article
    Donchian channels is an indicator used to assess the volatility of a market. But how does it work, how do you calculate it and how do you use it?
  • Doo Prime
    Broker Review
    Doo Prime review with expert findings revealed. We assess the multi-regulated broker's accounts, trading fees, platform features and safety.
  • Dot-Com Bubble - Causes and Lessons for Today's Portfolios
    Blog Post
    The Dot-Com Bubble, which took place from 1995 to 2001, is often used as a textbook example of a speculative bubble.A speculative bubble occurs when the price of an asset, in this case tech stocks, significantly surpasses their intrinsic value.The era was marked by a rapid rise in equity markets fueled by investments in internet-based […]
  • Dove Options
    Broker Review
    Dove Options is a binary options broker with a 500 minimum deposit requirement. Read our review to find out whether to open a trading account.
  • Dow Jones
    Stock Exchange
    A guide to the best Dow Jones brokers and platforms. We also outline the history of the index, the major players and explain how to start trading.
  • Downside Beta vs. Upside Beta (Dual-Beta)
    Blog Post
    Dual-Beta divides market risk into Downside and Upside Beta, assessing how a stock or asset behaves in market downturns & upturns for nuanced risk analysis.
  • Downside Risk (Types, Measurement, Python Code)
    Blog Post
    We look at various definitions of downside risk. We look at their measurement and the Python code/structures that can be used to model it.
  • Dragonpay
    Payment Method
    Find out how to fund your trading account with Dragonpay deposits. We've listed and compared the best brokers with Dragonpay.
  • Drawdowns - Why They're the Worst Thing in Trading
    Blog Post
    Drawdowns are the one thing that should be avoided at all costs. Learn more about Drawdowns and how to avoid them.
  • DSCR Loan
    Blog Post
    What Is a DSCR Loan? A DSCR loan is a type of commercial loan that is based on the Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR). The DSCR is a financial ratio that is
  • Dsdaq
    Broker Review
    Dsdaq is an innovative and accessible crypto trading platform. For Bitcoin spreads, payment options and product details, read our review now.
  • Dubai Financial Market
    Stock Exchange
    The top DFM brokers reviewed. The DFM is a leading stock exchange in the UAE. Our guide unpacks the history of the index, trading tips and more.
  • Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
    Financial Regulator
    The top brokers licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority ranked. Learn how the DFSA works and how regulated brokers can protect local traders.
  • Dukascopy
    Broker Review
    Review of leading CFD and forex broker, Dukascopy. Minimum deposit info, analysis data, MT4 ratings, spreads, leverage & more. Should you sign up today?
  • DupliTrade
    Article
    The top DupliTrade brokers in 2024 ranked. Find out how DupliTrade works in this review, plus strategy provider fees, mobile apps, minimum deposits.
  • Dupont Analysis - How to Use It [Formula, Calculations]
    Blog Post
    What is Dupont Analysis? Dupont analysis is a financial tool that can be used to evaluate a company's overall profitability and ROE. The analysis is named a
  • Durable Goods & Examples of Durable Goods
    Blog Post
    Examples of durable goods include cars, appliances, and furniture. These items are made to be used for an extended period of time
  • Duration Gap
    Blog Post
    We look at duration gap analysis, its importance in managing rate risk, and strategies to mitigate asset-liability mismatches in financial institutions.
  • Duration Times Spread (DTS): An Overview
    Blog Post
    DTS is a popular metric in bond markets. Understand its calculation, usage, and limitations for effective credit analysis and risk management.
  • Dynamic Asset Allocation (TAA vs. DAA vs. GTAA)
    Blog Post
    Comparison of TAA, DAA, and GTAA and implementation of dynamic asset allocation strategies.
  • Dynamic Hedging
    Blog Post
    Dynamic hedging is a form of risk management related to derivatives risk. It is the process by which a trader hedges a position in light of shifts in underl
  • Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) Models
    Blog Post
    We look at DSGE models – theory, foundations, strengths and weaknesses, use in markets and trading. Plus, a coding example.