When TV producers are looking for footage to illustrate financial news, the easiest choice is often the trading floor of an exchange, with traders gesticulating and shouting.
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For individual investors, trading more is generally a bad idea. The more you trade, the more you spend on fees and other trading costs. But the same is not true for active mutual-fund portfolio managers.