Pairs Trade

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Definition: Pairs Trade

Pairs Trade

Full Definition of Pairs Trade

The establishment of a long position in one stock and a short position in another stock at the same time. A pairs trade minimizes the effect of larger market trends and emphasize the performance of one stock relative to another.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Pairs Trade are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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