Archive for the 'Day Trading' Category

Investigations into High Frequency Trading

It is not surprising to hear that the Committee of European Securities Regulators (known as CESR) is now looking into the high frequency trading practices that are becoming more and more common as banks and trading firms with big budgets adopt new technology. CESR is the European counterpart to the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) [...]

Is Day Trading Too Risky?

Day trading is often considered one of the riskiest ways to trade on the stock market. ┬áThe reason why it’s claimed that day trading is more risky than other forms of trading is that day traders trade large quantities of stock for short periods of time, often only minutes, and given the large position sizes [...]