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Day Traders trade for various accounts – their own, an employer’s, or customers’ accounts at a brokerage firm. Typical activities described in a Day Trader resume are placing orders, checking for financial news, reading analyst reports, checking trade confirmations, putting in orders to be executed at the market open, and closing positions before the end of the day. Those looking to work as Day Traders should demonstrate financial expertise, forecast abilities, fast reactions, accuracy, analytical thinking, and good mathematical skills. Eligible example resumes mention at least a Bachelor’s Degree and training in finance and business administration.

1

Financial Analyst / Day Trader

Research and evaluate investment opportunities, assessing short- and long-term risks associated with each company. Monitor business and financial news and gained expertise in quantifying effect of world events on financial markets.

  • Earned 12% return on investments (ROI) in 2010 and 2011.
  • Assessed the impact of cost pressure, regulatory/capital requirements, and the rise of new income classes due to globalization of the new information society focused on social media.
  • Created cost benefit analysis (CBA) by performing statistical research and isolated key performance indicators through observation, research, and job shadowing.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
Study Abroad Program
2

Equity Day Trader

Independently managed a $400,000 intraday discretionary portfolio in the U.S. capital markets

  • Initiated trades based on merger arbitrage, technical analysis, as well as event driven stock catalysts
  • Analyzed individual company information (revenue targets, EPS, option volatility, competitors) via 10K/10Qs and wrote reports in order to prepare the group for earning releases
  • Monitored U.S. microeconomic data in order to predict and keep track of market indices
  • Tracked stock movements using price filters in order to gauge and judge order flow/market inefficiencies
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
International Business
International Finance
3

Professional Day Trader

6 month initial course after college with an established day trader learning all aspects of the stock market

  • Recognized as a top 5 Day Trader in my online community of over 200 professionals
  • Developed own strategy to maximize profits and limit losses that was adopted in my day trader community
  • My teacher currently uses my strategies in his ongoing teachings
  • Possess a high aptitude for analyzing current trends, predicting future trends, and implementing steps to profit
  • Developed independent thought and logistics skills that can be utilized in any business model
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Finance
4

Pattern Day Trader

  • Managed a $150,000 leveraged portfolio for two years as a full time college student
  • Performed day trades on U.S. equities and exchange-traded products while the security's volatility is increasing due to trading outside of its 15-minute Bollinger bands
  • Analyzed 10-Q, 10-K, and S & P Capital IQ financial reports to determine the fair value calculations and other financial metrics of the asset
  • Exploited unusual weekly option activity on U.S. equities and exchange-traded products to increase the probability of a profitable day trade
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
5

Equity Day Trader

  • Traded proprietary account of $2.5 million firm’s capital allocation with strict risk control
  • Developed and traded different short term strategies which included basket arbitrage of highly correlated stocks and sectors (oil, steel and natural gas) and NYSE imbalances
  • Conducted daily research to optimize profits and minimize risk
  • Trained and mentored junior traders in strategies and use of software (Lightspeed, Blackwood and Anvil)
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
International Business Administration And Marketing
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Stock Markets And Management Of Patrimonies
6

Day Trader

Online trading room

  • Engineered and assembled various charts to trade in future trading markets.
  • Analyzed multiple markets at one time for profitability.
  • Self-taught several aspects of the trading market including trading strategies, computer software, and future
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Day Trader

  • Built a solid record of achievements through constantly developing financial markets
  • Traded on the most frequently utilized stock exchanges: TSE, LSE,NASDAQ, NYSE, Euronex Actively managed a 6-9 million dollar portfolio
  • Developed new and innovative trading systems and implemented them during trading hours
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Technion
MBA
Finance
8

Retail Equity Day Trader

  • Executed stock/option trades in accordance with SEC regulatory rules
  • Analyzed market trends of various stocks and sectors traded on the NYSE, Dow Jones, AMEX, and S&P 500 trading boards
  • Reviewed quarterly earnings reports of various corporations
  • Maintained awareness of new laws and developments in government and in the marketplace
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Management
EdD
Higher Education Organizational Leadership
MBA
Organizational Leadership
9

Day Trader

Extensive knowledge of Market Patterns

  • Experience with MT4, Ninja Trader, Tradestation, and E-signal trading platforms
  • Slight programming experience using Programming Wizards
  • Designed an automated trading program
  • Extract Data from physician office and generate reports identifying payor variances for the same procedures and revenue generate d by their professional staff
  • Provided support for a local consulting firm's DSH research and preparation.
  • Provided prelimary research on the impact of Worskheet S-10 and charity care
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
10

Day Trader

Research and compare companies within a specified industry to determine which securities to follow

  • Utilize 15, 30, and 60 day exponential and simple moving averages along with Stochastic charts to determine profitable entry and exit strategies
  • Buy/sell Puts and Calls in opposition to limit risk and maximize profits
  • Combine fundamental analysis along with technical analysis to make sound decisions
  • Follow politics, weather, and social media in order to search for catalysts that may influence the market and change an industries movements
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Entrepreneurial Management
BA
Management

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