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An investor who seeks to profit from price fluctuations rather than a change in the intrinsic value of a security or derivative product. A trader typically holds a security for periods as short as a few minutes to several weeks. See Daytrader, Swing Trader.

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Sometimes if you can piggy back off the right trader you can make a lot of money in a short period of time.
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My father was a really good trader and would often trade his goods to people in exchange for other goods.
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The trader invested his money according to the plan set out by the shareholders as indicated in the new report.
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