The kind of trader you want to be is depending the kind of volatility you are able to handle and stress involved along the way – We will touch on the kind of traders that we usually encounter.
Type of Traders
Type of trader really depends on the kind of personality you have and the kind of people you mix around with. It also depends the kind of movie you watch, the books you read and the friends you have. Early years in my trading world I was 100% hearsay trader – just trade based on rumours and friends recommendations – and of cos you know the end results – disaster!! So we as a team at finwaze decided to narrow down the kind of traders in the market.
Fundamental trading is a method by which a trader focuses on a few instruments that will benefit in a log term “Buy & Hold” approach. He reads widely and take opportunity when the price reaches his level for trade. He is also familiar with:
- Leading Economic Indicator
- Lagging Leading Indicator
- Central Bank Monetary Policies Approaches
- Rate and QE (Quantitative Easing)
Carry Trade Trader
Definition of carry trade. A carry trade is a strategy in which an investor borrows money at a low interest rate in order to invest in an asset that is likely to provide a higher return. This strategy is very common in the foreign exchange market. Popular trading strategy among currency traders is the carry trade. The carry trade is a strategy in which traders borrow a currency that has a low interest rate and use the funds to buy a different currency that is paying a higher interest rate.
Swing trading is a short-term strategy used by traders to buy and sell instruments whose technical indicators suggest an upward or downward trend in the near future — generally one day to two weeks. Swing Trading is a short-term trading method that can be used when tradingstocks and options. Whereas Day Trading positions last less than one day, Swing Trading positions typically last two to six days, but may last as long as two weeks.
Day trading is speculation in securities, specifically buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading day. Strictly, day trading is trading only within a day, such that all positions are closed before the market closes for the trading day. … Traders who participate in day trading are called day traders. Day Trading Like a Pro: Deciding What to Buy. Day traders seek to make money by exploiting minute price movements in individual assets (usually stocks, though currencies, futures and options are traded as well), usually leveraging large amounts of capital to do so.
Much decisions are often based on economic conditions and data, technical analysis, or the prices of individual securities. In the financial world, market timing is a short-term strategy in which the trader attempts to benefit from inefficiencies or differences in the daily closing price of a fund.
Scalping is a trading style specializing in taking profits on small price changes, generally soon after a trade has been entered and has become profitable. It requires a trader to have a strict exit strategy, because one large loss could eliminate the many small gains that the trader has worked to obtain.
High Risk Investment Warning:
Please note that Stocks & Shares carry risk and trading involves significant risk of loss, It is not suitable for all investors and you should make sure you understand the risks involved, it is recommended that you seek an independent advice, if necessary.