GDP stands for Gross Domestic Product which is the total value of the goods and services produced in a country in a given period of time. GDP is a great indicator to measure the size and health of a country’s economy.
Going long is the act of opening a buy position with the expectation that the asset will rise in value.
Going short is the act of opening a sell position with the expectation that the asset will fall in value.
Gross Margin measures a company’s net sales against the cost of goods and services sold (Gross Margin = Net Sales – Cost of Good Sold). A healthy Gross Margin ensure the company retains more capital to fulfill its other obligations.