. An equity trader buys, holds or sells various equity products on stock exchanges.
These products may include stocks, preferred stocks, equity options and financial futures. Research and identify trading strategies and methods leading to greater profit and income for clients. Increase computer usage to access data and generate reports using software.
Evaluate financial risks and decide on trading based on available data.
Attain thorough knowledge about stock market terms and trading practices.
Ensure all trading transactions are legitimate and comply with government laws and policies to avoid law suits and other penalties.