Swing Trading


Refers to a type of short term (one day to a couple of weeks) trading, triggered by technical analysis, for example, momentum. Swing trading is distinguished by the notion thatthe trades are executed while the assets is moving in upward or downward momentum. That is, you are riding the >momentum.

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Acid test ratio

Also called the quick ratio, the ratio of current assets minus inventories, accruals, and prepaid items to current liabilities.

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