• Day Trading Overview

    When you continuously buy and sell investments within a very short time, perhaps a few minutes or hours, and rarely hold them overnight, you're considered a day trader.

  • Counting Day Trades

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has implemented strict requirements for accounts that actively day trade. To identify these accounts, FINRA has defined a Pattern Day Trader as someone who completes four or more day trades in a rolling five business days.

  • Day Trading FAQs

    What is the definition of a "Pattern Day Trader"? What is a Day Trade? Will Pattern Day Traders be required to have a margin account?

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