1. Long-Term Investor: The long term investor will buy shares, for years, without any intention of selling those shares in the short term. Those investors are not trading stocks, they are buying value, and they don’t care if they need to wait few years before they will make money.

2. Day Trader: The day trader will usually buy and sell during the trading day, aiming to a very specific daily profit.

3. Swing Trader: The swing trader is the middle version between the two, the swing trader will usually sell the investment anywhere between a day to a month.

Check this article: Swing traders VS Day Traders , to learn about the 2 last types, The Day traders, and the Swing traders.