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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The record is a testament to the efficiency and benefit of procuring and hedging crude oil via the most active trading window in the regional commodity markets, officials said, with over 100 participants contributing to DME's price formation on a daily basis.
The trades resulted in dealings in futures contracts that were likely to have had the effect of creating a false or misleading appearance of active trading because the offer to purchase and sell did not result in taking a genuine, bona fide position in the contracts.
This created an appearance of active trading in the warrants that was not real.
Lightspeed, which has so far completed five acquisitions in the active trading sector, said it will continue to be on the lookout for strategic buys.Country: , USASector: Banking/Financial ServicesTarget: Terra Nova Financial LLCBuyer: Lightspeed Financial IncVendor: Terra Nova Financial Group IncDeal size in USD: 27.6mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Delegates are likely to head to the London event in the midst of active trading markets for most recycled commodities.
In other words, there has been no net buying support at all from domestic investors, even though there is very active trading by individuals through online brokers.
After an introduction that considers Venice's self-identity as related to both Europe and the eastern cities with which she traded, Howard devotes two chapters to the active trading that Venice conducted with the east.
Once MTM is elected, only $3,000 of these losses will be available to offset ordinary income from the active trading account.
Summary: Over 100 participants contribute to DME's price formation process via the most active trading window in the regional commodity markets
Most active trading of 26383000 shares was recorded in PTCL while total market turnover remained at 238718350 shares.

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