See lists and statistics for both US and Canadian day trading finviz forex volume. These day trading stocks have a strong history of percentage or dollar volatility.
This list is updated each Tuesday before the Open. Bookmark this page and come back for the latest list and statistics. The list is broken down into three sections. The first section looks at stocks that typically have high percentage volatility each day. The second section looks at stocks that tend to move big in terms of dollar movement.
Here are the criteria for those types of stocks. The stock does more than 6,000,000 average volume daily. Since these sections look at different criteria, they also produce different stocks. The third section looks at Canadian day trading stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange is a much smaller market, so the above searches don’t work as well. Greater than 1 million average volume. 70th percentile of volatility for all stocks on the exchange.
These lists are not recommending a specific trade or direction. For some guidance on day trading the stock picks discussed below, see How to Day Trade Stocks in 2 Hours or Less which discusses how and where to enter trades, how to exit trades, when to trade, and risk management. Trading volatile stocks isn’t for everyone. It takes quick reflexes and fast execution to take advantage of the large moves in these stocks. Make sure you have a stable high-speed internet connection.
Your broker should execute trades instantly. If you are more of a do-it-yourself person and like to look for stocks that are moving a lot each day, I recommend getting a Finviz Elite subscription. Charts may take a moment to update. This type of screen also tends to produce stocks that provide ample volatility for trading the intraday price moves. These stocks are typically higher priced or have experienced a recent price shock. Additionally, the stocks and ETFs below typically move enough to create tradable intra-day trends, have ample volume but aren’t quite as volatile as the stocks above. Let me know in the comments section.
Canadian Day Trading Stocks Tradingview only provides free Daily charts for Canadian stocks, so daily charts are provided below. For intra-day charts, subscribe to real-time Canadian charts on Tradingview, or use the charts provided by your broker. Remember Risk Management Losing trades WILL happen. Slippage is likely in these stocks. Make sure the stock can support the position size you wish to trade. Failing to do so could result in further slippage. I read Cory’s articles, know what the right thing to do is and completely ignore it anyway.
3 or 4 that I traded better, narrowing again down to 2 and here I am, down to one stock that I trade well. I’m just that thickheaded and stubborn. Regardless, I look at it positively now and as much as I tell myself I’m going to follow or listen to someone experienced to the T, there’s always that part of me that wants to go against the grain. I don’t see myself as a greedy person in the day to day and definitely not FOMO driven.