Stocks have lots of intraday price movement and volume, which provides multiple short-term trading opportunities every day. While these types of stock may also be attractive to swing traders and investors, day traders are solely focussed on intraday price action. Here’s how to find day trading stocks that could be provide potential for profits, and the characteristics to look for.
At CMC Markets, we offer more than 10,000 stocks from exchanges around the globe, with no shortage of opportunities in the equity market. There is always a stock exchange open somewhere, and there are always stocks offering day trading opportunities.
Because of the number of stocks there are in the world, there is something for everyone. Some day traders prefer range bound stocks, while others prefer stocks that are trending. Some prefer a lot of volatility and big price swings, while others don’t. Based on their preference, day traders can find stocks that suit their individual trading style.
Our day trading guide covers more on day trading stocks and other markets.