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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With the advent of electronic trading and margin trading, day trading has also become readily available to private individuals.
He said that MSM, in cooperation with the Omani Securities Association, set standards for companies subject to the reduction of trading fees in day trading, which were set in two parameters, the first of which is the volume of trading, so that the top 30 companies are selected in terms of volume during the whole year (assessment year).
In calculating Tucker's reasonable collection potential for purposes of evaluating his OIC, Appeals considered his day trading to constitute asset dissipation.
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