day trading


day trading
Establishing and liquidating the same position or positions within one day's trading. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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Establishing and offsetting the same market position within the same day. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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The trade of buying and selling stocks by individuals known as day traders during a trading day. The aim is to make a profit on the day and not hold stocks at the close of the trading session. Financial Services Glossary

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day trading UK US noun [U]
STOCK MARKET the activity, often on the internet, of buying and selling shares on the same day, reacting to small changes in prices in order to make a profit: »

Beware of any advertisement claiming that day trading is the easy way to become rich.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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