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> a. One-day

> b. One-Week

> c. One-Month

Yikes! I know it's fun, but you're never going to make money investing this way. Your daily/hourly buys and sells on scottrade will never beat the institutional investors.

Here's the obligatory mention of A Random Walk Down Wall Street [0] if you want to learn why.

TL;DR: Put your money in an index and keep it there _forever_. You'll make more money and retire sooner than your day-trader friends.

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Random-Walk-Down-Wall-Street/dp/03933...




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