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There are currently 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter L.
Lagging Indicators
Statistics that change after trends in the economy have already started to change.

Leading Indicators
Statistics that help forecast a country's economic performance trends.

Leverage
A financial tool that allows an investor to magnify their market exposure beyond their initial capital.

Limit Order
A direction to buy or sell an asset a specified price or better.

Line Chart
A series of lines connecting multiple price levels over a particular time period.

Liquidity
The degree to which an asset can be bought or sold without affecting it's price.

Long
Opening a buy position in the market is referred to as "going long"

Lot
The standard number of units required to trade a financial asset, as determined by the exchange.