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Trader (finance)

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A trader is person or entity, in finance, who buys and sells financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, commodities, derivatives, and mutual funds in the capacity of agent, hedger, arbitrageur, or speculator. [1]

24 relations: Arbitrage, Bond (finance), Commodity market, Day trader, Derivative (finance), Derivatives market, Finance, Financial instrument, Floor trader, Futures exchange, Hedge (finance), High-frequency trading, List of commodities exchanges, List of commodity traders, List of trading losses, Mutual fund, Pattern day trader, Rogue trader, Speculation, Stock, Stock exchange, Stock market, Stock trader, Trading strategy.


In economics and finance, arbitrage is the practice of taking advantage of a price difference between two or more markets: striking a combination of matching deals that capitalize upon the imbalance, the profit being the difference between the market prices.

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Bond (finance)

In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.

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Commodity market

A commodity market is a market that trades in primary economic sector rather than manufactured products.

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Day trader

A day trader is a trader who adheres to a trading style called day trading.

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Derivative (finance)

In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity.

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Derivatives market

The derivatives market is the financial market for derivatives, financial instruments like futures contracts or options, which are derived from other forms of assets.

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Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities (known as elements of the balance statement) over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty.

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Financial instrument

Financial instruments are monetary contracts between parties.

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Floor trader

A floor trader is a member of a stock or commodities exchange who trades on the floor of that exchange for his or her own account.

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Futures exchange

A futures exchange or futures market is a central financial exchange where people can trade standardized futures contracts; that is, a contract to buy specific quantities of a commodity or financial instrument at a specified price with delivery set at a specified time in the future.

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Hedge (finance)

A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses or gains that may be incurred by a companion investment.

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High-frequency trading

In financial markets, high-frequency trading (HFT) is a type of algorithmic trading characterized by high speeds, high turnover rates, and high order-to-trade ratios that leverages high-frequency financial data and electronic trading tools.

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List of commodities exchanges

A commodities exchange is an exchange where various commodities and derivatives products are traded.

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List of commodity traders

Commodity traders are people or companies who speculate and trade in commodities as diverse as metals and spices.

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List of trading losses

The following contains a list of trading losses of the equivalent of USD100 million or higher.

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Mutual fund

A mutual fund is a professionally managed investment fund that pools money from many investors to purchase securities.

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Pattern day trader

Pattern day trader is FINRA designation for a stock market trader who executes four or more day trades in five business days in a margin account, provided the number of day trades are more than six percent of the customer's total trading activity for that same five-day period.

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Rogue trader

A rogue trader is an employee authorized to make trades on behalf of their employer (subject to certain conditions) who makes unauthorized trades.

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Speculation is the purchase of an asset (a commodity, goods, or real estate) with the hope that it will become more valuable at a future date.

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The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.

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Stock exchange

A stock exchange, securities exchange or bourse, is a facility where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock and bonds and other financial instruments.

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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 those only traded privately.

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Stock trader

A stock trader or equity trader or share trader is a person or company involved in trading equity securities.

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Trading strategy

In finance, a trading strategy is a fixed plan that is designed to achieve a profitable return by going long or short in markets.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trader_(finance)

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