How To Select Stock For Intraday

Beginner’s guide to trading

Intraday Trading

The purpose of intraday trading is to profit from the price changes in the market  in quick successions.  Intraday traders don’t hold their position overnight.

High Risk,  High Reward

The attraction is a high reward. But it also carries an increased risk. Picking the rights stocks is the key to success

Choose  Liquid Stocks

Highly liquid stocks ensure significant price movements during the day. These stocks enjoy high demand.

Avoid Volatile Ones

Don’t confuse liquidity with volatility. Liquid stocks are high volume stocks. Avoid low volume, low cap S, T, and Z category stocks for intraday.

Gainers Vs Losers 

Stocks that belong to the top and lower segments usually have good movement and hence, suitable for intraday.  

Seek  Correlation

A good intraday trading strategy is to select stocks with a solid correlation to sector and market index.

Stocks Widely Owned

Stocks that are widely owned by traders are a good pick for intraday. These tend to be less volatile.

Tick-spread = Volume

A tick denotes the minimum gap between two orders. A healthy volume in each tick indicates a good trading opportunity.


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