All the jargon explained
The underlying instrument used to determine a contract. Assets typically consist of currency pairs, commodities, stocks, or indices.
At the Money
The instance wherein the target price of an option is identical to the price of the underlying asset.
The assets traded on a yes (call) or no (put) prediction basis under a fixed pay-out offering for accurate market directional movements within a specified time frame.
One of two available option choices; in this case denoting that the market will move in a direction causing the underlying asset to increase in value within a specified time frame.
The price reported in near real-time, as opposed to most price information which is often delayed by fifteen minutes or more.
Another term popularly used to describe Binary Options.
A type of option that was reserved exclusively for select traders before being simplified and made openly available to the public in the form of Binary Options.
The value of the underlying asset when the option expires.
The predetermined time and date when the option expires and cannot be traded further.
A major type of analysis used to predict market movements and prices when trading by examining economic factors including geopolitical events.
In the Money
The instance wherein the price of the underlying asset reaches a level that becomes profitable.
The amount of capital used to purchase a binary options contract, also known as The Stake.
The quoted current value of the underlying asset.
A trade that does not achieve the target value specified in the respective binary options contract.
Out of the Money
The instance wherein the price of the underlying asset reaches a level that becomes loss-making.
The level of profit earned when a binary options contract expires In the Money. This is typically represented in percentage form.
Essentially the opposite of a Call Option. The second of two available options that denotes the underlying asset will decrease in value before the specified expiry time.
The amount refunded to a client following the expiry of a binary options contract At the Money.
The specific amount returned to a client following the expiry of a binary options contract In the Money.
The value at which the binary options contract for the underlying asset is sold, also determining if the trade has been profitable (In the Money).
The value that the underlying asset must reach for the trade to become profitable (In the Money).
The use of technical research on historical trading data to predict future market movements and prices.
Time of Expiration
Another term popularly used to describe the Expiry Time.
A trade that achieves and/or surpasses the target value specified in the respective binary options contract.