Day Traders Reign in the Americas' Most Volatile Stock Market

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  • China, currency and commodities make price swings more severe
  • Oil producer Petrobras and miner Vale are most volatile stocks

The Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. headquarters building in Rio de Janeiro.

Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

Day traders are displacing long-term investors in the Brazilian stock market, further fueling the volatility that helps them profit, analysts say.

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