A trader who trades for small, short-term profits during the course of a trading session, rarely carrying a position overnight.
A process of choosing potentially interesting stocks from the universe. It includes the application of screens to the database. The best databases allow users to use all types of logic operators ("And," "Or," "No", etc.) and filters: formal, fundamental and technical.
Sell Limit
An order to sell a security at a specified price or higher.
Sell Stop
An order to sell a security that is entered at a price below the current market price.
To sell a stock short. An individual who is holding a short in a particular security. Here, also called short seller. Opposite of long.