A trader is a person,firm or entity, in finance, who buys and sells financial instruments such as forex,cryptocurrencies,stocks, bonds, commodities, derivatives, and mutual funds in the capacity of agent, hedger, arbitrageur, or speculator.
Duties and types
Traders buy and sell financial instruments traded in the stock markets, derivatives markets and commodity markets, comprising the stock exchanges, derivatives exchanges, and the commodities exchanges. Several categories and designations for diverse kinds of traders are found in finance, including:
- Scalping trader
- Local trader
- Floor trader
- High-frequency trader
- Pattern day trader
- Rogue trader
- Stock trader
- Commodities exchange
- Commodity market
- Derivatives market
- List of commodity traders
- List of trading losses
- Stock exchange
- Stock market
- Trading strategy
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