Swing trading stocks is different from day trading. In swing trading stocks, you try to catch the mini trends in the market and enter the market with low risk and exit the market before the crowd. If you are new to swing trading, you should watch this video tutorial that explains in detail what is swing trading!
Swing trading stocks does require you to have sufficient capital in your trading account. Each time you enter and exit the market you incur a broker commission also. So can you swing trade stocks with a small capital like $1,500. Watch this video that explains how to swing trade stocks with only $1,500 in your trading account!