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English definition of “day trading”

day trading

noun [U]
 
 
STOCK MARKET the activity, often on the internet, of buying and selling shares on the same day, reacting to small changes in prices in order to make a profit: Beware of any advertisement claiming that day trading is the easy way to become rich.
(Definition of day trading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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