Definition of day trading in English:

day trading

Line breaks: day trad¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˌdeɪˈtreɪdɪŋ


[mass noun] Stock Exchange
  • A form of share dealing in which individuals buy and sell shares over the Internet over a period of a single day’s trading, with the intention of profiting from small price fluctuations.
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    • Trading on the BSE is 90 per cent day trading and day trading is purely speculative.
    • Selling a stock takes but a mouse click in this age of online discount brokerages and electronic day trading.
    • [D] uring my law school time…, Internet misuse during class was rampant - online gambling, day trading, checking the news, etc.


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  • He kicked back, wore sweats, became a mildly obsessed day trader on his home computer, and began chauffeuring his kids to school and soccer games.
  • Again, every mouse-clicking day trader has that level market on their charts.
  • While still in high school in the late 1990s, he used his college fund (with permission from his parents) to become a wildly successful day trader.

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