What is a trading market?
A market is a place where buyers and sellers come together and engage in buying and selling of goods and services. Such a market can be a physical place, or it can be an electronic infrastructure created by varioussuch as , and .
Online brokers allow easy access to the world-wide markets of, such as or or :
The term market can also refer toin special, including , such as the .
For a trading market to be competitive, there must be more than one buyer and seller. The more market participants – or– there are, the more efficient the market. This efficiency created through many active buyers and sellers is also called .
A market with single seller and multiple buyers is a monopoly. A market with a single buyer and multiple sellers is a monopsony. These are the extremes of imperfect competition.
One goal of traders is to understand and predict thein a market. The price movement is influenced by the law of supply and demand and the .
Techniques used to predict the movement in a market can be roughly split into two disciplines:and . At tradimo, we believe that even if a trader wants to focus more on technical or fundamental analysis, it is very beneficial to develop a solid understanding of both.
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