Trader's Glossary


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There are currently 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Day Order
A day order is a type of order that expires at the of the trading day if it’s not executed.
Day Trading
Day Trading is a short-term trading style where traders take advantage of the intraday market fluctuations to make a profit. A day trader closes out all of his trades before the market closes for the day or before roll-over time.
A Dividend is the distribution of part of the company’s earnings to the shareholders. Dividends are most often paid out as cash or in the form of additional shares. The shareholders eligible to receive dividend disbursement are those who own the stock before the Ex-Dividend Date