Terms Beginning With P

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

  • P2P Trading Guide
    Article
    Learn about P2P Trading in this tutorial including a top list of the best P2P Trading Platforms 2024. We explain pros and cons with helpful tips.
  • Palladium
    Commodity
    Palladium trading is a unique form of precious metal speculation, with very different characteristics from gold and silver. Find out more today.
  • PAMM Trading
    Article
    See our guide to PAMM trading, from the best platforms and services to fees, reviews and more. Find out how PAMM trading works today.
  • PancakeSwap
    Broker Review
    PancakeSwap is a DEX with an array of supported currencies and opportunities. Read on to learn about its liquidity pools and exchange platform.
  • Panic of 1837 - Causes & Lessons for Today’s Portfolios
    Blog Post
    The Panic of 1837: A severe economic crisis in US history. Unemployment, bank failures, and social unrest. Lessons for today's investors and traders.
  • Panic of 1907 - Causes & Lessons for Today’s Portfolios
    Blog Post
    The Panic of 1907, also known as the Knickerbocker Crisis, was a major financial crisis that occurred in the United States in the early 20th century.The panic not only led to a significant economic and market downturn but also played a vital role in shaping modern financial regulations and the establishment of the Federal Reserve […]
  • Parabolic SAR
    Article
    Parabolic SAR is a trend following indicator and is also popularly used among traders to set trailing stop losses. The indicator was developed by Welles Wil
  • Pareto Efficiency in Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the concept of Pareto Efficiency in the context of portfolio optimization, risk-return tradeoff, diversification & macro context.
  • Partial Differential Equations in Finance (PDEs)
    Blog Post
    Partial differential equations (PDEs) serve as the foundation for pricing complex derivatives and assessing risk.These equations enable the translation of financial theories and movements of market variables into mathematical language. Key Takeaways – Partial Differential Equations in Finance PDEs, such as the Black-Scholes equation, are used for option pricing. Enables traders to calculate fair values for […]
  • Particle Filters in Finance & High-Frequency Trading
    Blog Post
    Particle Filtering or Sequential Monte Carlo Methods - Explanations, Applications, Risk Management & Coding Example with Diagram.
  • Passfolio
    Broker Review
    Passfolio is a regulated, US broker with trading services for equities and cryptocurrencies for residents of over 170 countries. Read on for a full review.
  • Passive income
    Article
    How to generate a passive income stream by day trading. List of different methods and techniques to help generate income passively.
  • Passive vs. Active Management (Strategic vs. Tactical Allocation)
    Blog Post
    Explore passive vs. active management, tactical allocation challenges, and the importance of diversification & rebalancing in successful investing.
  • Pattern Day Trading Rules Explained
    Article
    A pattern day trader has to follow specific rules set by the US FINRA. Understand whether pattern day trading is illegal and where the rules apply.
  • Paul Merriman Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
    Blog Post
    We look at the Paul Merriman Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy: diversify, mitigate risks, and achieve long-term growth. We compare it with other approaches.
  • PaxForex
    Broker Review
    PaxForex is a multi-asset broker offering desktop and mobile trading through the MT4 platform. See our review for minimum deposits, fees, leverage and more.
  • Paxful
    Broker Review
    Paxful is a peer-to-peer crypto exchange and online wallet. Check out our review for account fees, sign-up instructions, safety ratings, and more.
  • Paybis
    Payment Method
    We evaluate and list the best brokers with Paybis deposits, plus fees, processing speeds and more. Find out which brokers offer Paybis.
  • PayID
    Payment Method
    Find out how to make fast and easy deposits with PayID. We list the best brokers that accept PayID payments.
  • Payment Methods for Online Trading
    Article
    We list all the payment methods that can be used when trading online. Learn the best ways to deposit and withdraw funds as a trader.
  • Payment-In-Kind (PIK) - How It Works
    Blog Post
    What Is Payment-in-Kind (PIK)? Payment-in-kind (PIK) is a type of financing in which a borrower pays interest with additional debt rather than cash. It can
  • PayNow
    Payment Method
    See our list of top brokers that accept PayNow deposits and withdrawals. We evaluate processing times and transaction fees with PayNow.
  • Payoneer
    Payment Method
    How to deposit and withdraw funds to and from Payoneer brokers. We list and analyze the best brokers that accept Payoneer.
  • PayPal
    Payment Method
    An updated comparison list of top brokers that accept PayPal deposits. We explain how PayPal brokers work, plus processing times and fees.
  • PayRedeem
    Payment Method
    List of the highest-rated brokers that accept secure PayRedeem deposits. Our experts uncover the pros and cons of trading with PayRedeem.
  • Paysafecard
    Payment Method
    See our list of brokers that accept Paysafecard deposits, plus any limits and fees. We evaluate the best brokers with Paysafecard.
  • Paytrust
    Payment Method
    A list of top brokers that accept Paytrust deposits. We reveal how to deposit with Paytrust, plus the pros and cons.
  • Pegged Orders Explained (Pegged-to-Best / Midpoint / Primary / Market / Limit)
    Blog Post
    We look at the various types of pegged orders – Pegged-to-Best / Midpoint / Primary / Market / Limit + how pegged order algorithms work.
  • Pension Funds - How Do They Invest? [Example Portfolio]
    Blog Post
    Pension funds operate by pooling the money of many investors to allocate into a wide variety of assets, including stocks , bonds , real estate , and other
  • Pension vs. 401(k)
    Blog Post
    We look at the 401(k) and pension, forms of pension plans, pros and cons of a pension and 401(k), comparisons with Social Security, and more.
  • Pepperstone
    Broker Review
    Pepperstone review: Evaluating its strengths and weaknesses through tests and comparisons. Discover if Pepperstone is good for day trading.
  • Percent Volume Oscillator (PVO)
    Article
    The percent volume oscillator (PVO) measures the change in volume through two moving averages. There is both a “fast” and “slow” moving average. Learn more!
  • Perfect Money
    Payment Method
    A list of the highest-rated brokers that accept Perfect Money payments, plus any limits. We reveal how to deposit with Perfect Money.
  • Performance Measurements in Financial Markets
    Blog Post
    We look at key financial performance metrics - alpha, beta, ratios, and more. How to assess trades/investments, manage portfolios & make informed decisions.
  • Performance Ratios - Sharpe vs. Sortino vs. Treynor vs. Information vs. Bias
    Blog Post
    We look at the differences between the Sharpe, Sortino, Treynor, Information, Omega, and Bias ratios. We also look at Active Return and Active Risk.
  • Permanent Fund
    Blog Post
    We discuss US permanent funds, used most prominently in Alaska and Texas to either fund a dividend to residents (Alaska) or support public schools (Texas).
  • Perpetual Swaps Guide 2024 | How To Get Started
    Article
    Perpetual swaps are one of the most popular crypto derivatives on the market. In this guide, we cover the basics, including how they work and the benefits.
  • Personal Capital
    Broker Review
    Expert review of US broker-dealer and wealth management firm, Personal Capital. We uncover accounts, investment services, fees, bonuses, and more.
  • Peter Lynch Strategy
    Blog Post
    Learn about Peter Lynch's investment strategies: Buy What You Know, Seek Hidden Gems, Diversify, Invest for the Long Term & More.
  • Petrodollar System
    Blog Post
    The petrodollar system has been a significant factor in shaping the global economy for nearly half a century.This system, which revolves around the trade of oil for US dollars, has sustained the value and reserve currency status of the US dollar and influenced global politics and economics since its inception in the 1970s.This article will […]
  • Physics Applications in Finance, Trading & Investing
    Blog Post
    We look at the fusion of physics and finance, from Econophysics to Quantum Finance. How physics concepts enhance market understanding and strategies.
  • Pick Individual Stocks or Index? [What the Data Suggests]
    Blog Post
    The question of whether you should pick stocks or index has been a classic investment debate over the past few decades. Mutual funds have been around for
  • Pink Sheets
    Blog Post
    Pink sheets are a service provided by the Over The Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) that provides quotes and current market information for stocks not listed on a major stock exchange such as NASDAQ or the New York Stock Exchange.Companies that trade on pink sheets are usually small, often foreign, companies with limited assets and operations.Buying […]
  • Pionex
    Broker Review
    Pionex is a cryptocurrency platform with a large array of tradeable coins and a battery of ready-made, in-built trading bots. Find out how to sign up.
  • Pip (FX Trading)
    Blog Post
    We cover the concept of pips in FX trading, what they're used for as a measurement and performance reporting tool, and pipettes/fractional pips.
  • Pivot Points
    Article
    Pivot points provides a specialized plot of seven support and resistance levels. How does it work and how can you use it to become a better trader?
  • PIX Payment
    Payment Method
    See our list of brokers that accept PIX payments. We evaluate the best brokers with PIX, plus pros, cons and how to make a deposit.
  • Platinum
    Commodity
    Platinum trading is a somewhat untapped market, combining the stability of gold with the utility of oil & wheat. Find out more today.
  • Play To Earn
    Article
    Play to Earn crypto games are taking the DeFi world by storm. See our list of the best Play to Earn games for iOS and Android devices.
  • Plum
    Broker Review
    Plum is a simple, sleek mobile app with great tools for saving money, budgeting and making investments for capital growth and pensions. Find out more today.
  • Plus500
    Broker Review
    Review of Plus500 from a real user. Accounts, platforms, fees and more evaluated. Find out if Plus500 is a good broker.
  • Plus500 US
    Broker Review
    Review of Plus500 US with key findings revealed. We assess the broker in every key area for prospective traders in the United States.
  • Plynk Invest
    Broker Review
    Reviews and ratings of US trading app, Plynk. Our expert traders uncover investing app features, sign up bonuses, customer service options, and more.
  • Pocket Option
    Broker Review
    Expert review of Pocket Option with pros and cons evaluated. Testing insights revealed based on first-hand experience using Pocket Option.
  • Poisson Processes in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the use of Poisson processes in finance – key concepts, math, applications, how traders can use them. Plus, a coding example.
  • Poker vs. Trading - How Poker Can Help in Trading the Markets
    Blog Post
    We look at the similarities of poker and trading, looking at the elements of probabilities, psychology, knowns and unknowns, risk management, and more.
  • POLi
    Payment Method
    This review covers safety ratings, fees and a list of brokers that accept POLi. We evaluate the best brokers with POLi deposits.
  • Polkadot Trading
    Article
    Polkadot (DOT) is a high-growth crypto token popular among active investors. Find out how to start trading Polkadot, including top brokers.
  • Ponzi Scheme vs. Pyramid Scheme
    Blog Post
    We look at the difference between a Ponzi scheme and pyramid scheme, the warning signs of each, and examples of such schemes.
  • Porter’s Five Forces
    Blog Post
    We take a look at Porter’s Five Forces, what they reveal, how relevant it still is, pros and cons, its relationship to SWOT analysis, and example, and more.
  • Portfolio Construction: 4 Ways to Reduce Risk
    Blog Post
    Portfolio construction and the concept of building a better portfolio beyond the way assets come pre-packaged to you is one of the most under-talked about a
  • Portfolio Immunization Strategies
    Blog Post
    We discuss portfolio immunization strategies, such as duration matching, convexity matching, cash flow matching, their purpose, and how to execute them.
  • Portfolio Optimization Techniques
    Blog Post
    We look at the key techniques for portfolio optimization, including Markowitz Model and Risk Parity. Learn how to maximize returns while minimizing risk.
  • Portfolio Strategy: From Stocks and Bonds and Dollars to...?
    Blog Post
    Portfolio strategy has taken a big change from normal. Cash and bonds provide extremely low yields and this is having major impacts on where traders and inv
  • Portfolio Theory: Concepts & Terms
    Blog Post
    We look at the essentials of portfolio theory: diversification, portfolio strategies, risk management, and more. Concepts and terms.
  • Position Trading
    Article
    A guide to position trading for beginners, with definitions, strategies and risk management. We uncover the pros and cons of being a position trader.
  • Positive & Negative Feedback Loops in Financial Markets (Examples)(Systemic Risk)
    Blog Post
    We look at the various forms of positive and negative feedback loops in markets and how they can create systemic risks.
  • Positive Volume Index
    Article
    The positive volume index (PVI) fulfils the same use as the negative volume index (NVI). Learn how to use the information it gives you to make better trades
  • Post-Crisis Investing
    Blog Post
    In the post-crisis investing world, stocks are pricey and safer forms of bonds are also expensive. As the world's main central banks turn on their money
  • Post-Modern Portfolio Theory (PMPT)
    Blog Post
    We look at Post-Modern Portfolio Theory (PMPT) – addressing MPT limitations, investor preferences, downside risk, and alternative investments.
  • Precious Metals
    Commodity
    Everything you need to know about trading precious metals. Discover the different types of precious metals, how to trade them, and the best online brokers.
  • Predetermined Overhead Rate
    Blog Post
    We cover the Predetermined Overhead Rate (POR) in cost accounting, how to calculate it, and why it's important for budgeting and pricing strategies.
  • Preferred Stock
    Blog Post
    Preferred stock is a type of equity that typically pays fixed dividends and has priority over common stock in the event of a liquid
  • Present Value of Growth Opportunities (PVGO)
    Blog Post
    We look at how the Present Value of Growth Opportunities (PVGO) can guide financial analysis and decision-making, helping determine a company's future value
  • Price Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio)
    Article
    The price earnings ratio, commonly known as the P/E ratio or sometimes PER, is the ratio of a company’s share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS)
  • Price Markets
    Broker Review
    Price Markets is a forex and CFD broker suitable for scalping and high frequency trading. See our review of the broker for details.
  • Price Percent Oscillator (PPO)
    Article
    Price Percent Oscillator (PPO) - Tutorial and Examples. Can the price percent oscillator help your trading decisions by highlighting momentum trends?
  • Price vs. Value: Understanding the Difference
    Blog Post
    What is the difference between price and value?The price of anything is the money and credit spent on it divided by the quantity. While the value of something is often taken to just be the price as represented by a certain unit of accounting (dollars, euros, yen, pounds, etc.), they are different. Fundamentals of price and […]
  • Price-to-Book (P/B) Ratio in Evaluating Companies
    Blog Post
    The price-to-book ratio (P/B) is the ratio of a company’s market value to its book value.What Does Book Value Mean?Book value is an accounting term that refers to the value of a company’s assets minus its liabilities. Book value can be thought of as a company’s “net worth”.A company’s book value is important because it […]
  • Pricing American Call Options in R
    Blog Post
    In this article, we’re going to look at a way to price American call options using another package in R, known as “AmericanCallOpt.”(American options are differentiated from European options in that with the former you can exercise before expiry. With the latter, there is no early-exercise option.)With this package, we can do the following:1. Price […]
  • PrimeXBT
    Broker Review
    We share our experience of using PrimeXBT, a crypto broker with high leverage and copy trading. Our expert review unpacks fees, demo accounts, and apps.
  • Principal Component Analysis (Trading & Investing Applications)
    Blog Post
    We look at the use of PCA as a dimensionality reduction technique. Applications, pros and cons. Coding example.
  • Privacy Policy
    Article
    This privacy policy is for this website - DayTrading.com - and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.
  • Private Equity - Everything to Know
    Blog Post
    What is private equity?Private equity is a type of investment that involves the funding of a company or enterprise by private investors, rather than through public markets.These private investors can be either individuals (known as “angel investors”) or institutional investors, such as traditional leveraged buyout investors or venture capitalists. What is a private equity firm?A private […]
  • Private Equity Interview Questions (and Answers) + Paper LBOs
    Blog Post
    Ace your private equity interview with our comprehensive guide featuring answers to common questions. Impress your interviewers and land your dream job.
  • Private Equity Target Schools
    Blog Post
    We look at private equity target schools. What make a college or university a target school for PE? What if you're from a non-target? We take a look.
  • Private Placement Investing (PIPEs)
    Blog Post
    Private placement investing, also known as private investments in public equity (PIPEs), are an additional channel for public companies to raise capital out
  • Probability Distributions in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at probability distributions in finance and probabilistic thinking. Nature of distributions and higher moments & cumulants.
  • Probability Theory & Trading
    Blog Post
    We cover the concepts of probability theory in trading, incl. randomness, mutual exclusivity, distributions, expected value, stochastic processes, and more.
  • Problems China Is Facing Today - 7 Big Challenges for Traders
    Blog Post
    China currently faces 7 big issues – Read what they are and how they affect the Chinese economy and its future development.
  • Professional Forex Traders
    Article
    Learn how to become a professional forex trader in this guide. We also look at strategies and other tips related to professional FX trading.
  • Professional Traders vs. Retail Traders - The Key Differences
    Blog Post
    We look at the key differences between professional and retail traders in terms of knowledge, technology, support, risk management, and more.
  • Profitability Ratios - How to Use Them in Trading
    Blog Post
    What Are Profitability Ratios? Profitability ratios compare a company's earnings to other financial metrics such as its revenue, operating income , or asset
  • ProfitiX
    Broker Review
    ProfitiX is a relatively new offshore broker with five account tiers and the leading MT5 trading platform. See our review for a breakdown of key details.
  • Programming Packages & Libraries for Portfolio Optimization (Python, R, C++, Java, Scala)
    Blog Post
    What are the top programming languages for portfolio optimization? What are their libraries and packages? We've got all that covered.
  • ProOption24
    Broker Review
    ProOption24 offers copy trading and investment opportunities on binary options, forex and CFDs. But can ProOption24 be trusted and is it safe? Find out.
  • Property Derivatives (Real Estate Derivatives)
    Blog Post
    Property derivatives are often in the form of futures, forward, total return swap, or part of a fixed income security or note.
  • ProRealTime
    Article
    List of brokers with access to the ProRealTime trading platform. Find out how to use ProRealTime, from charts and indicators to automated trading.
  • Prospero Markets
    Broker Review
    Comprehensive review of Prospero Markets, from ASIC regulation to MT4 downloads, spreads and fees, leverage, bonuses and customer support.
  • ProTradingRoom
    Trader Service
    ProTradingRoom is a web-accessible chat room where users can share forex, stock and other trading ideas. Read our review for details.
  • Proxy Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at what proxy trading is, examples, and best practices.
  • Przelewy24
    Payment Method
    List of the highest-rated Przelewy24 brokers with expert evaluations. Find out how to fund your online trading account with Przelewy24.
  • Psychological Biases in Trading & How to Avoid Them
    Blog Post
    The decisions we make are a product of the processing of the information that our brain takes in. This means that our psychological biases can have a big
  • PU Prime
    Broker Review
    PU Prime (formerly Pacific Prime) is an established trading broker with multiple live accounts, excellent customer support and competitive analysis tools.
  • Public Equity (Stocks) vs. Private Equity (Private Assets) - Pros and Cons
    Blog Post
    Investors must weigh the pros and cons of investing in public equity or private assets. Careful consideration of goals and risk tolerance is crucial.
  • Public Markets vs. Private Markets - What Are The Differences?
    Blog Post
    Public markets vs. private markets (public equity vs. private equity) is one of the most fundamental debates in the world of finance.How companies can raise moneyCompanies have a variety of methods by which they can raise capital.The two most common are debt and equity.Debt can take the form of bonds, which are essentially IOUs that […]
  • Public.com
    Broker Review
    Public.com is a regulated, American broker offering thousands of investment instruments. Read our full review to discover how to open an account.
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  • Pump And Dump
    Article
    Pump and dump refers to an illegal practice in trading that attempts to boost the price of stocks. The scheme works by providing exaggerated or misleading information to prospective buyers, in the hope of persuading a large number of people to purchase the stock. When a surge of people buy it, the price goes up, […]
  • Purchase Price Allocation (PPA)
    Blog Post
    Learn about the importance of Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) in mergers and acquisitions. Discover key components, valuation, tax implications, and more.
  • Pure Yield Income Strategy for the Stock Market
    Article
    We look at an example of a pure yield income strategy for the stock market. How to use dividend stocks & covered calls.
  • Purple Trading
    Broker Review
    Purple Trading is an innovative forex and CFD broker with a range of financial instruments. Find out more about fees and services now.
  • Python vs. C++ for Financial Algorithms
    Blog Post
    Python vs. C++ - We look at the applications and pros and cons of each for financial algorithm development. Plus, example algorithms in each.