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The definition of day trading is as follows:
Day Trader by strict definition, the day trader
buys stocks each day and sells all shares of those stocks
before the close of each day. The day trader does not
own any positions at the close of any day.
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Swing Trader studies stock prices and
identifies cycles or swings in prices. A cycle could span
multiple days, weeks or even months. But, a swing trader
does not hold stocks for the long term.
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Forex, short for foreign exchange, is trading
where the commodity is not stocks or shares, but currency.
The return for the investor is not in the value of the currency
per se, but rather the relative exchange value of one currency
against another currency. The trick in the black art that
is Forex trading is accurately forecasting the direction
of the fluctuation between two currencies. Change is frequently
rapid and influenced by world events and a multitude of
other factors such as oil prices, interest rates and economic
Options Trading - Futures
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Options Trading - A very general definition
of Options; An Option is a legal financial contract. An
Option allows the holder the right, but not the obligation
to acquire or to sell a predetermined number of stock or
futures contracts, in a particular asset, at a fixed price,
on or before a specified date, ending with the expiration
date. Options can be traded on stocks, stock indices, treasury
issues, currency and various other financial instruments.
Futures Trading - A standardized, transferable,
exchange-traded contract that requires delivery of a commodity,
bond, currency, or stock index, at a specified price, on
a specified future date. Unlike options, futures convey
an obligation to buy or sell.
Investing - Stock
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Long Trader creates a portfolio of
stocks (and of course other securities such as bonds, etc.)
balancing personal financial goals with asset allocation
strategies. These investments are acquired and held in an
account for at least one year. At the end of each year the
portfolio performance is reviewed and changes are made to
individual securities within the portfolio.