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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.

day trading

n
(Stock Exchange) the practice of buying and selling shares on the same day, often via the internet, in order to make a quick profit
day trader n

day trading

The practice of trading in such a way that all transactions are finished in one trading day and all holdings are liquefied by the end of that day.
Translations
Daytrading
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Day traders play the market for minute to minute, or sometimes second to second, ups and downs.
Absence of reports on the progress of International Monetary Fund talk and fears of economic slowdown eroded confidence of institutional and high net worth individuals, which provided a perfect breeding ground for day traders and punters to take short-term positions on the back of rumours and unsubstantiated news flow.
With our subscription based services we want to give traders and day traders the 'edge' they desire," said Peter Lama.
The Japan Day Traders Association, a Tokyo-based nonprofit organization offering lectures on the nuts and bolts of day-trading, has been inundated with people attending the lectures.
Except for some stray orders of punters and day traders, institutions and large net-worth individuals decided to wait for another day.
In relation to this, Kaufmann-Rothstein International has created a series of trading education designed exclusively for day traders, which will be launched soon after the completion of its educational support.
He said the short-term day traders, who were betting the dollar would gain more ground this week, were disappointed by the performance of the dollar overnight and are opting to stay out of the market during the day.
Day traders continued to dabble in mid-tier stocks which saw FCCL, EPCL, UNITY, KEL and PIBTL contribute 30pc to the day's turnover.
With the weekend ahead, investors were disinclined to take long positions while day traders and punters were seen to be indulging in 'churning' for minor gains.
The volume was down by a drastic 41pc to 197 million shares with punters and day traders dabbling in mid-tier stocks.
Day traders were seen to take short-term positions in specific stocks on news flow.
Punters and day traders were active in mostly third-tier stocks.