[ dey-treyd ]
/ ˈdeɪˌtreɪd /
verb (used without object), day-trad·ed, day-trad·ing.
to buy and sell a listed security or commodity on the same day, usually on margin, for a quick profit.
Related formsday-trad·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for day trading
the practice of buying and selling shares on the same day, often via the internet, in order to make a quick profit
Derived Formsday trader, noun
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