Terms Beginning With L

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

  • Labor Productivity and Total Factor Productivity - Why They're Important for Markets
    Blog Post
    Over the long run, an economy boils down to productivity. This will in turn affect the value of stocks and other assets.
  • Ladder Options
    Article
    Ladder options offer some of the highest returns in binary options trading. Multiple price levels, or rungs, provide a range of payouts and expiry times.
  • LAMM Trading
    Article
    LAMM trading is a form of automated copy trading that is popular with investors new to the financial markets and tight on time. Find out how to get started.
  • Land Prime
    Broker Review
    Land Prime offers forex & CFD trading through the MT4 & MT5 platforms. Read our review for details on platform downloads, support, & pricing.
  • Large Deviation Theory in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at large deviation theory in trading – key concepts, applications, and how traders can use it. Plus, a coding example.
  • Largest Market Makers
    Blog Post
    We look at the names of the largest market makers with short descriptions of each. Plus, what kind of profit margins and returns do they get?
  • Larson & Holz
    Broker Review
    Larson & Holz offers trading on the MT5 platform with a choice of live accounts and no deposit bonuses. See our review for details of the broker's services.
  • Lattice Models in Finance & Trading
    Blog Post
    Lattice Models for options pricing, interest rates, credit risk modeling, real options, portfolio mgmt, simulations & more. Coding examples.
  • Lazy Portfolios
    Blog Post
    We look at the concept of lazy portfolios and give various examples to consider, catering to a wide variety of preferences.
  • LBLV
    Broker Review
    LBLV offers forex & CFD trading through MetaTrader 5 (MT5). Read our review today for details on leverage, minimum deposits, demo accounts, and more.
  • LBO vs. Takeover vs. Corporate Raid
    Blog Post
    LBO, Takeover, Corporate Raid: What are the differences? How are each used? What's the role of debt? Can they be prevented? We discuss.
  • LCG
    Broker Review
    LCG (London Capital Group) review. Forex trading and spread betting LCG trader platform review, including minimum deposit, accounts and login info.
  • LDC
    Broker Review
    Lebanese Dealers Corporation (LDC) connects traders to the financial markets via several platforms. See our review for mobile applications, fees & more.
  • Lead
    Commodity
    How to trade lead online, from comparing brokers to analyzing market dynamics and current prices. Use our tips to develop a lead trading strategy.
  • Leading Indicators
    Blog Post
    We look at leading indicators, how they compare to lagging and coincident indicators, and look at various examples or leading indicators.
  • Least Squares Method in Finance, Trading, and Investing
    Blog Post
    What Is the Least Squares Method? The least squares method is a statistical procedure used to estimate the relationships between certain variables. This met
  • LegacyFX
    Broker Review
    LegacyFX is a regulated MT5 broker. Our review details minimum deposits, mobile apps and no deposit bonuses. Find out of LegacyFX is a legitimate broker.
  • Lessons from Oil’s Largest Spike in 28 Years
    Blog Post
    Things can happen that aren’t priced into the distribution. It’s why being short gamma – i.e., selling options, which can have theoretically unlimited
  • Level II Market Data and the Order Book
    Article
    But an often underappreciated subset of technical analysis, called Level II market data, can be highly useful for traders. Level II market data shows a
  • Leverage Trading for Beginners
    Article
    Understanding leverage in trading: learn how it works, weigh the pros and cons, and find out how to start trading with leverage.
  • LH Crypto
    Broker Review
    LH Crypto is an innovative online broker. See our review for minimum deposits, cashback rewards and coin prices. Open an account and start trading.
  • Libertex
    Broker Review
    Expert review of online broker Libertex. Platform and trading app analysis, plus fees, withdrawal, demo account and support info.
  • Libra - Facebook To Launch Global Digital Currency
    Blog Post
    Facebook announced it will be launching Libra to mixed reactions from news sites and financial experts across the world
  • LidyaTrade
    Broker Review
    LidyaTrade, or LidyaFX, is a CFD brokerage firm with over 1,200 forex, equity and crypto assets on offer. Read our full review for more information.
  • Lightspeed Financial
    Broker Review
    Lightspeed is a US-based stock broker for active retail, professional and institutional traders. Our review details the advanced platforms, accounts & more.
  • Lightyear
    Broker Review
    Full review of FCA-regulated trading app, Lightyear. The pros and cons of investing with the Lightyear brokerage, from fees and deposits to market access.
  • Linear Algebra in Finance & Markets (Concepts & Applications)
    Blog Post
    Linear Algebra - We look at key concepts and applications in finance, trading, and financial markets.
  • Linear Regression Line
    Article
    Linear regression, when used in the context of technical analysis, is a method by which to determine the prevailing trend of the past X number of periods.
  • Lipper Average (Lipper Index)
    Blog Post
    What is the Lipper Average (Lipper Index) and why and how is it used? What are its drawbacks? We look at these questions and more.
  • Liquid Alternatives: Finding Liquid, Uncorrelated Returns Streams
    Blog Post
    A 'liquid alternative', sometimes called a 'liquid alt', is a source of investment returns that is both: a) liquid (i.e., you can buy and sell it at
  • Liquid Assets vs. Private Assets
    Blog Post
    We take a look at liquid vs. private assets, their characteristics, value, examples, and more.
  • Liquidation Value
    Blog Post
    We look at liquidation value, its comparisons with book value, salvage value, and market value, and provide an example of liquidation value.
  • Liquidity Aggregator
    Blog Post
    We look at liquidity aggregators. Get the best prices and fast trade execution by scanning multiple platforms for the best deals.
  • Liquidity Models
    Blog Post
    We look at some liquidity models in finance – key concepts, basic math behind them, types of liquidity models, plus a coding example of one.
  • Liquidity Provision Strategies
    Blog Post
    We look at the various types of liquidity provision strategies in markets.
  • Liquidity Ratios
    Blog Post
    We take a look at Liquidity Ratio types, definitions, why they’re important, interpretation, solvency vs. liquidity, liquidity ratios for banks, and more.
  • Liquidity Traps & Financial Market Implications
    Blog Post
    Liquidity trap: low interest rates lead to ineffective monetary policy, potential asset inflation, yield curve flattening, and currency depreciation
  • Liquidity, Leverage, and Bull Markets
    Blog Post
    In this article, we’ll go through the general outlook for financial assets and factors related to the economy and portfolio construction.
  • Liquidity: What Is It & Why Is It Important?
    Article
    Understand the role of liquidity providers in the financial markets and discover the brokers with the best liquidity.
  • Lirunex
    Broker Review
    Expert review of CySEC-regulated trading broker, Lirunex. Analysis of forex spreads, leverage, copy trading and funded accounts.
  • Litecoin Brokers & Exchanges
    Article
    Check out our list of the top Litecoin brokers and exchanges. Our guide compares spot and derivative products, platforms, fees, regulation and more.
  • Litecoin Day Trading 2024 - Tutorial and Brokers
    Article
    Guide to day trading litecoins and the best brokers. Includes tutorial and strategies, helping you profit and make money as a litecoin day trader (LTC).
  • LiteFinance
    Broker Review
    LiteFinance is an online forex & CFD broker. Our review covers the MT4 & MT5 platforms, deposits & withdrawals, and more. Sign-up and trade today.
  • LiteForex Europe
    Broker Review
    LiteForex Europe Ltd is a leading online broker offering the MT4 & MT5 platforms. Our review unpacks minimum deposits, promo codes & leverage. Sign up now.
  • Lithium
    Commodity
    A guide to trading lithium, from the factors that move prices to the best battery and mining stocks. The top lithium brokers reviewed, compared and ranked.
  • Live Forex Trading
    Article
    Where can you see live forex trading, market quotes, opening hours and more? Read our live forex trading guide for information.
  • Livemarkets
    Broker Review
    Livemarkets is a regulated, UK-based brokerage firm with a vast suite of trading instruments and competitive security features. Find out more today.
  • Livestock
    Commodity
    Livestock trading uses the volatility of Feeder Cattle, Live Cattle and Lean Hog prices to generate profits or hedge losses. Read on for a full guide.
  • LMFX
    Broker Review
    LMFX offers trading through the MT4 platform with 1:1000 leverage. Our review explores demo contests, withdrawal fees and bonuses. Login and start trading.
  • LocalBitcoins
    Broker Review
    LocalBitcoins is a far-reaching P2P Bitcoin trading platform with competitive fees and a range of funding options. Find out how to sign up today.
  • LocalCoinSwap
    Broker Review
    LocalCoinSwap is a peer-to-peer crypto trading platform with 10 supported tokens and competitive pricing. Find out whether to sign up today.
  • LocalCryptos
    Broker Review
    LocalCryptos is an accessible P2P cryptocurrency exchange with five major tokens and a vast array of payment methods. Find out more today.
  • London Metal Exchange
    Stock Exchange
    London Metal Exchange brokers ranked and reviewed. We also unpack the history of the commodities exchange, how to start trading, rules, regulations, & more.
  • London Stock Exchange
    Stock Exchange
    How to compare London Stock Exchange brokers. A history of the exchange plus how to start trading on the LSE, including opening hours.
  • Long Depression (1873-1896) - Causes & Lessons for Today’s Portfolios
    Blog Post
    The Long Depression, which occurred between 1873 and 1896, was a period of economic stagnation and deflation that affected many industrialized nations. This historical event offers insights for today’s traders/investors. By examining the causes, the role of globalization, the impact of government policies, and the rise of technological innovation during this period, we can draw […]
  • Long Gamma Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the concept of long gamma trading,
  • Long-Short Strategy: Improving Risk-Reward with Options Trading
    Blog Post
    We cover a specific long-short strategy for options trading for improving your reward relative to your risk. It uses a combination of both options spreads
  • Long-Term Trading
    Article
    Long-term trading explained, from how it works to building a strategy that can generate stable returns and passive income. Master long-term investing.
  • LonghornFX
    Broker Review
    LonghornFX is an ECN broker with high leverage. But should you open an account? Our experts unpack minimum deposits, withdrawal fees, demo accounts & more.
  • Lookback Options
    Article
    A lookback option enables a trader to take advantage of the best price the underlying asset achieves over the life of the contract. Read on for pros & cons.
  • Lorenz Curve & Gini Coefficient
    Blog Post
    What Is a Lorenz Curve? A Lorenz curve is a graphical representation of the distribution of wealth or income. It is a plot of the cumulative percentages of
  • Loss Aversion
    Blog Post
    We look at loss aversion, its implications, its comparisons with prospect theory and the endowment effect, and considerations of whether it’s a fallacy.
  • Low Interest Rates: How Do They Create Wealth?
    Blog Post
    What are the specific channels that low interest rates benefit? Lower interest rates make capital cheaper. This encourages businesses to invest because it
  • Low Minimum Deposit Binary Options Brokers
    Article
    Low minimum deposit binary options brokers let newer traders get started without requiring large investments. Read on for more.
  • LQDFX
    Broker Review
    LQDFX is an offshore FX broker offering the MT4 platform. Our review details minimum deposits, spreads and the client portal. Login and trade today.
  • Lumber Market: Supply, Demand, and Big Picture Influences
    Blog Post
    Lumber and other wood products went up massively in the early 2020s for various reasons. Many were related to the unique supply and demand parts of the market. Others were related to the monetary environment. We’ll put together the factors driving its movement, and also look at how this can impact other commodity markets that […]
  • Luno
    Broker Review
    Luno is a crypto exchange, staking platform and automated market maker supporting trading in six major cryptocurrencies. Find out more today.