In addition to knowledge of basic trading procedures, day traders need to keep up on the latest stock market news and events that affect stocks – the Fed’s plans for interest rates, the economic.
The stock market is what most people think of for day trading. It is a great day trading market, where day traders buy and sell shares of a company, exiting all positions before the close of trade at 4 PM EST (opens at 9:30 AM EST, but you can also make trades before this in the "pre-market").
Trade Stock Market A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers (a loose network of economic transactions, not a physical facility or discrete entity) of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims on businesses; these may include securities listed on a public stock exchange, as well as stock that is.
Day trading in stocks is an exciting market to get involved in. Stocks are essentially capital raised by a company through the issuing and subscription of shares.
Day trading got a bad reputation in the 1990’s when many beginners began to day trade, jumping onto the new online trading platforms without applying tested stock trading strategies. They thought they could "go to work" in their pajamas and make a fortune in stock trades with very little knowledge or effort. This proved not to be the case.