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What is the job field for stock traders!!!!!!!!!!!?

Postby wright » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:36 pm

Educational Requirements for a Career in Stock Market Trading
The minimum credential to work in Stock Market Trading is a bachelor's degree in a field like finance or business, although many in the field obtain master's level degrees. Common courses in a relevant 4-year bachelor's program include corporate finance, business economics, the global economy, investment management, international markets, banking and securities. Depending on your exact role and job duties, you may also need to obtain one or several licenses, including the Series 7, Series 63 or Series 66 license; earning these licenses requires classroom work and passing an examination.

Skills Required for a Career as a Stock Market Trader
Stock Market Traders must thrive in stressful environments. As a result, they must be able to think and act quickly and be adaptable and focused. Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills are also important for a successful career as a Stock Market Trader.

Stock Market Trading Employment and Economic Outlook
The employment outlook for securities, commodities and financial services workers, including Stock Market Traders, is excellent; data from the Bureau of Labor Services (BLS), www.bls.gov, indicates that employment in this field will grow by 25% from 2006-2016. However, competition will be stiff because many applicants are drawn to the field's high salaries. According to data from Indeed.com, the average annual salary for a Stock Market Trader is $80,000.
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