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day tradernoun [C]

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STOCK MARKET a ​person who ​buys and ​sellsshares on the same day, often on the ​internet, ​reacting to ​smallchanges in ​prices in ​order to make a ​profit: A day ​tradertries to ​lock in quick ​profits by ​buying or ​selling a ​stock in the hope it will ​keeprising or ​falling in ​value for the ​minutes it is ​owned.
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