Day trade

Definition:

Also known as a "daylight trade." The purchase and sale or the short sale and cover of the same security in a margin account on the same day.

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Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E)

Tangible, long-lived assets that a company owns and uses in its operations, rather than simply holding them as an investment. This includes buildings, construction, facilities, machinery etc. and is... Read More

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