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Short term Trading

Short-term trading, or "swing trading," means only holding a position (long or short) for a few days. The difference between this and day trading is simply that the position can be held for longer than a single session or day. Short-term traders usually hold a position for between 2 days and a week, but sometimes trades can last a few weeks or even months. Strategies used in short term trading can be similar to those used in day trading, but profit targets and stop losses tend to be larger. Likewise, leverage tends to be smaller. Short term trading with stocks is more feasible than ever, as many of the spread betting companies effectively function 24 hours a day, and your stops can be triggered instantly, protecting you from sudden 'out of hours' events. The introduction of 'single stock futures' has also added to the attraction, as leverage can be increased.

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