Meaning of “day trader” in the English Dictionary

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"day trader" in Business English

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day tradernoun [ C ]

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STOCK MARKET a person who buys and sells shares on the same day, often on the internet, reacting to small changes in prices in order to make a profit:

A day trader tries to lock in quick profits by buying or selling a stock in the hope it will keep rising or falling in value for the minutes it is owned.

(Definition of “day trader” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)