Day trading


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Day trading

Establishing and liquidating the same position or positions within one day's trading.

Day Trade

An investment practice in which one buys (or sells short) a security and then sells (or buys) the same security in the same trading day. That is, a day trade involves the opening and the closing of a position on the same trading day, in order to profit from short-term changes in price. For example, a day trader may buy Stock A at $15 per share because he/she believes it will be $17 a few minutes or hours later. The activities in which day traders engage are high risk because there is no guarantee that the price will move in the desired direction. However, day traders provide a great deal of liquidity to the market.
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Day Trading is usually used by traders seeking to make profits by taking advantage of small price movements in liquid stocks, for that MSM and Oman Brokers Association selected 30 most trading companies in terms of value listed in the MSM and traded at least 50% of trading days in 52 weeks to form the eligible list of companies for day trading.
In calculating Tucker's reasonable collection potential for purposes of evaluating his OIC, Appeals considered his day trading to constitute asset dissipation.
A family friend and longtime investor encouraged her to check out day trading, and last August she began two months of study before setting off on her own.
The day trading boom was fuelled in part by a combination of easy access to market information, cut-price trading, and soaring technology stocks whose values seemed to multiply almost daily.
But before your club plunges into the stock-infested waters of day trading, first master how to build, grow and protect your primary investment portfolio.
Day trading firm problems also can include violation of suitability requirements; questionable loan arrangements; abuse of discretionary accounts, where brokers have day traded customers' accounts; and failure to maintain proper books and records, according to the NASAA Project Group report.
The reader is given plenty of tips and advice throughout the book which are based on the author's own experiences and this combines to provide a reasonable insight into the reality of electronic day trading.
Scottrade's systems allowed day-trading customers to continue risky, leveraged day trading without meeting the $25,000 minimum equity requirement.
Day Trading is usually used by traders seeking to make profits by taking advantage of small price movements in liquid stocks, for that MSM and Oman Brokers Association selected 30 most liquid companies listed in the MSM and traded at least 50% of trading days in 52 weeks to form the eligible list of companies for day trading.
Through this soon-to-be-launched day trading free trial education service, traders will be taught detailed stock trading in order for them to learn more about stock market strategies including how and where to properly put your hard-earned money.
Between football and school, I don't have the time and the effort to get into day trading.
But it is possible that day trading will grow here on the back of Internet share dealing.