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Can Day Trading be profitable for retail?

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Can Day Trading be profitable for retail?

Certainly. This forum has many members who are steadily profitable daytraders.

I'd agree that among aspiring traders (retail ones) the proportion who ever achieve steady, reliable profitability is probably lower with daytrading than is the case for most other "types" of trader - for the reasons you mention, among others - but very clearly it's possible.

Last edited by Tymbeline; January 22nd, 2018 at 10:28 AM.
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