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Swing Trader

An individual who makes short-term trades where a stock’s price movement is in one direction; swing trading is a type of trading strategy that attempts to create profi ts by holding intraday positions for short lengths of time.

Additional Comments:

Swing traders use technical analysis to look for stocks with short-term price momentum. These traders aren't interested in the fundamental or intrinsic value of stocks but rather in their price trends and patterns.

Related Terms:

Day Trader
A very short-term trader who is usually glued to the monitor during market hours and enters ...

Swing Chart
A form of charting connecting prices filtered by a minimum increment; similar to point and figure ...

Position Trader
Trades longer-term trends lasting from several days to several weeks. Trades for points, not for ticks. ...

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