Stock Chat Abbreviations

Stock chat abbreviations

  • a/n — Afternoon
  • b/o – Breakout
  • o/n – Overnight
  • pre – Pre-market trading
  • a/h – After-hours trading
  • ph - Power Hour
  • eod – End of day
  • e/r – Earnings release
  • adr – Average daily range of a stock over a number of days (the larger the number the more volatile the stock).
  • l/f – Low float stock (very few shares oustanding, generally under 10 million, so these stocks can move a lot on low volume)
  • ss – Short sell
  • L2 – Level 2 stock quotes
  • hod – High of the day (not including pre-market data)
  • nhod – New high of the day (used when a stock has broken above a previous high)
  • 52h – 52 week high
  • lod – Low of the day (not including pre-market data)
  • nlod – New low of the day (used when a stock has broken below a previous low)
  • 52l – 52 week low
  • sup – Support
  • res – Resistance
  • red – A stock that is below its previous day’s close
  • green – A stock that is above its previous day’s close
  • r/g – A stock going from red to green
  • g/r – A stock going from green to red
  • etb – Easy to borrow (shares to short)

Common chat abbreviations

  • afk – Away from keyboard
  • idk – I don’t know
  • iirc – If I remember correctly
  • imho / imo – In my (humble) opinion
  • ttyl – Talk to you later
  • bbl – Be back later
  • lol – Laughing out loud
  • pm – Private message
  • tia – Thanks in advance
  • ty – Thank you
  • yw – You’re welcome

Common stock-related abbreviations

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