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Day Trading

By Marcus Peterson 


Day traders are people who buy and sell stocks all day long. The goal of a day trader is to buy stocks that fluctuate in hopes that the value goes up and the trader earns money Day traders can make profits very quickly. A day trader will hold a stock anywhere from a few seconds to a few hours, but will always sell all stocks before the close of each day.

There are different types of day traders. The scalper buys and trades stocks very quickly � within minutes. The goal is to earn profits per share with little risks. Momentum traders buy stock that is moving up or down during the day.

At the end of the day, the dream of any trader is to increase the value of the stocks that they own. NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and NASD (National Association of Security Dealers) have absolute rules that impose minimum, margin requirements for day traders.

A day trader needs to enjoy paper trading, money and risk management. There are a lot of techniques found for money management. A trader is always on the look out for increases or decreases in earnings. Traders should absorb information in a timely manner, consistently and thoroughly. They keep informed by reading stock exchange periodicals.

Keep in mind that you don�t become an experienced day trader overnight. It takes time and practice. If you are serious about becoming a day trader, practice on a trading web site to get down the techniques, and read everything you can about day trading as a career. Above, all learn from your losses and never allow profits turn into losses.

Day Trading provides detailed information on Day Trading, Forex Day Trading, Stock Day Trading, Online Day Trading and more. Day Trading is affiliated with Futures Trading Software.

Article Source: EzineArticles.com - Marcus_Peterson











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