In order to regularly day trade, your online brokerage account must be designated for "pattern day trading," which under SEC rules requires at least $25,000 and meet other conditions. Day trading is defined as the purchasing and selling of the same security during any one-day period and can include stocks, options, futures and currency trading. Pattern day traders are defined as those that make four day trades within a five business-day period.
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