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day trader

noun

Simple Definition of day trader

  • : a person who tries to earn money by buying stocks and then selling them very quickly after they increase slightly in value

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of day trader

  1. :  a speculator who seeks profit from the intraday fluctuation in the price of a security or commodity by completing double trades of buying and selling or selling and covering during a single session of the market

day–trade play \ˈdā-ˌtrād\ noun or verb

1953

First Known Use of day trader

1953


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