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day trader

n.
A speculator who buys and sells securities on the basis of small short-term price movements.

day trading n.
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Daytrader
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Supporting the active trading are so-called day-traders, or individuals who buy and sell stocks for a quick profit during the course of a trading day.
Lots of Dilberts who are supposedly working those fourteen-hour days are actually day-traders in their cubicles, obsessively checking their Internet stocks like handicappers at off-track betting windows.
Day-traders learn how to cash out of down positions right away while gamblers always try to make up their losses.
Knobias customers include retail investors, day-traders, buy-side and sell-side professionals, public issuers, financial websites and financial content providers.
Even though this is simulated trading - hence the 'zero at risk' - it is as exciting as any game for highly competitive, motivated, speculative day-traders," said Chris Sheridan, President of MarketZAR, Inc.
Knobias markets its products and services to individual investors, day-traders, financial-oriented websites, public issuers, brokers, professional traders, hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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This proprietary software has multiple applications designed to assist the entire investment community to include on-line investors, traditional full-service investors, stockbrokers, commodity brokers, institutions, and day-traders.
Stock Bashing" for personal gain is rapidly becoming a problem in the small cap area, especially as more and more unprofessional day-traders enter the marketplace.
This promises tighter security and faster access speeds for China's future day-traders, the newspaper reported.
Nasdaq: MARG), the largest and most respected financial information provider to the Internet today announced the expansion of its relationship with Data Broadcasting Corporation (DBC) (Nasdaq: DBCC), a leading provider of real-time market data to the individual investor and day-traders.