Trading Strategies > Intraday ​Trading

​Intraday Trading

​OVERVIEW

​When most people think about trading, they're ​actually thinking about intraday ​trading - the rapid opening and closing of trades ​in a matter of minutes.

​​Such ​a portrayal of trading is widespread ​on TV and in movies​, such that newcomers ​have developed an unhealthy expectation of what real trading looks like.

​Here's an example:

I​n reality, intraday trading is neither fun nor exciting. ​It's actually a high-stress activity ​that should ​only be attempted by the most experienced of traders.

So if you're new and want to be an intraday trader​, please​ proceed with caution.

​This page is a library of resources to help you learn the ​basics of how intraday trading works.