Sleanging terms in investments: find out who you are hamster or langist?


They are not exactly written in textbooks, but very often they can be heard in a conversation between investors and traders.

Bayizedype (eng. BUY THE DIP — «Buy Dips») — buying shares on drawing (that is, when they have fallen in cheaper).

Chainsaw (saw) — extremely strong price fluctuations in the day.

Concrete slab, or just a stove — a very large application in stock-grade glass, able to influence the movement of quotations. Also called the plank.

Side Side (Flat) — Movement of quotations in a narrow range for a certain period without a significant increase or lower price.

Diva — Dividends: Payments that are distributed among shareholders in accordance with the dividend policy of the Company.

DivGEP — a sharp drop in the cost of papers after the closure of the register of shareholders to pay dividends.

Uncle Kolya (Nikolai, Kolyan) — Martin-Call. When he «comes» or «calls», it is bad — it means that the investor has such a long loss that the broker notifies it about the need to replenish the bill for further retention of the position.

Zombies — Prebankor Company. Its shares, however, is on the stock exchange — and often in demand in view of wild volatility.

Cheat — traders who aggressively buy assets in large quantities in anticipation of the upward trend.

Casino — usually means volatile and low-consumable paper of the second-third echelon. Such shares are also called «rams». Whether they will go down or up nobody understands.

Cutlet — all the money on the brokerage account. Purchate to the whole kitlet — to invest in something on all the money, ignoring common sense. It is very dangerous to do it.

Cooking (CUCON) — Markemaker, professional market participant, which forms it and supports its liquidity.

Lestenka — a strategy for buying assets, in which the papers are acquired in a portfolio of little by following ascending trend.

Longist — an investor who buys shares in Long — that is, for the long term, based on the growth of quotations.

Ludoman — buy stocks for good luck without any analysis. Typical example — buying papers for a report or just on the advice of «friends»

Elk — the most unloved investors animal, which once meets each. Means an action loss. Accordingly, cut the moose = fix the loss.

Rebound — drop after growth or height after falling prices.


Mead — artificially overshadow or underestimate the price of paper, pushing private investors to trade to move quotes in the right direction.


Papire is the same as the action.

Taming — the price movement is above a certain level.

Strait — collapse quotes due to the mass sales of papers.

Rocket is a sharp increase in price in a short period of time or simply an action from which strong growth is waiting.

Sitting on the fence is the situation in which the trader closed all positions, sits in a cache and watches what is happening on the market from the side.

Silent — S & P 500, the main stock index of the United States.

Scale — to quickly buy and sell shares within the day, trying to make money on small fluctuations in prices.

Drain — getting rid of assets. Usually accumulates, but the most talented way to drain the deposit.

Tuzumen (from the English. To the moon — «on the moon») — implies the most powerful growth of any asset, «right to the moon».

Averaged — to buy a stock in the portfolio in the price. Used to reduce the average cost of paper in the portfolio.

High — maximum prices. Isthai is a historical maximum. Buy on the nuts — to buy paper at the peak.

Hamster (Lemming) — a newcomer in investments, rushing to buy shares on the recommendations of numerous «Guru», following the crowd, panic or simply on emotions.

Short — short position. The one who opened it is shortist. Wash shorts = open a short position.