swing trading


A type of investing implemented by individual investors who are looking for quick gains. Similar to day trading, swing traders analyze stocks to determine which ones are likely to gain over a period from a few days to a couple of weeks. Swing trading is not a long-term investment strategy.

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The swing trading strategy was matched with volatile markets because the announcement of political events indicated dramatic change looming on the horizon.

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When Steven's swing trading practices resulted in the loss of his retirement savings, he decided to hand over control of his investments to a money manager.

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Jonathan heard the news before the market opened about the new drug for Valeant Pharmaceuticals being approved, he was excited he was off work so he could get in on the swing trading before the market opened.

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