Is day trading as simple as watching stock rise and fall thought out the day?

Probably sounds like a dumb question, but is there any rhyme or reason to day trading, or is it simply watching upward and downward trends on a daily basis. Is it as simple as taking 300 bucks a day plugging it into the market and seeing what happens? Could you day trade on couple hundred dollars? **please... show more Probably sounds like a dumb question, but is there any rhyme or reason to day trading, or is it simply watching upward and downward trends on a daily basis.

Is it as simple as taking 300 bucks a day plugging it into the market and seeing what happens?
Could you day trade on couple hundred dollars?

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