Trading Abbreviations

Below, you’ll find a list of Convergent Trading Abbreviations. This includes all the abbreviations that we might use for charting and trading. For a more detailed explanation of some of these terms, please visit the Convergent Trading Glossary.

Daily Levels

FSFull Session
HODHigh of Day
IBHInitial Balance High
IBLInitial Balance Low
LASTLast Traded Price
LODLow of Day
MIDSession Midpoint Price
OpenOpen of Daily Range
OSHOpening Swing High
OSLOpening Swing Low
VAHValue Area High
VALValue Area Low
VolaSigClose to Close Range Volatility Band
VPOCVolume Point of Control
VWAPVolume Weighted Average Price

Longer Term Levels

ATHAll Time High
CenturyCentury Figure
DDLVNDouble Distribution Low Volume Node
GZGap Zone
MCHVNMicro Composite High Volume Node
MCLVNMicro Composite Low Volume Node
MCVPOCMicro Composite Volume Point of Control
NVPOCNaked or Virgin VPOC
pWkClosePrior Weekly Close
pWkHiPrior Weekly Hi
pWkLoPrior Weekly Low
SoCScene of the Crime

Looking for more detailed term definitions? Then visit the Convergent Trading Glossary

Overnight Levels

ONHOvernight High
ONLOvernight Low
ONMIDOvernight Session Midpoint Price
ONVAHOvernight Value Area High
ONVALOvernight Value Area Low
ONVPOCOvernight Volume Point of Control

Previous Day’s Levels


Prior Day Close


Prior High of Day


Prior Initial Balance High


Prior Initial Balance Low


Prior Low of Day

Price / Pattern

1TFingOne Time Framing
DBL BTMDouble Bottom
DBL TOPDouble Top
DSTLDownward Sloping Trend Line
LISLine in the Sand
MMMeasured Move
FIBFibonacci Retracement Level
SHSwing High
SLSwing Low
USTLUpward Sloping Trend Line


ACHAnything Can Happen
OTFOther Time Frame

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