Dicas e Conceitos

What is a Pattern Day Trader?

A Pattern day trader is one who executes four (4) or more day trades in a five (5) business day period. The minimum equity requirement for a pattern day traders is $25,000; pattern day traders must have on deposit at least $25,000 on any day on which day trading occurs. The minimum maintenance margin requirement for pattern day traders […]

What is Diversification?

It is a technique used to decrease the risk of a portfolio, by mixing a variety of financial instruments, reducing the exposure to any particular asset within the portfolio. The rationale is that the portfolio yield will be higher and the risk lower compared to the return of a single instruments.