What does it mean when a stock has no trading going on?

Answer With the advent of electronic trading, it is now a common occurrence to see more than 1 billion shares of stock changing hands each day. Some stocks, however, trade only a few shares per day and ot... Read More »

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What does volume mean in stock trading?

The volume is the numerical measure of the total number of stocks traded during a given period, typically one day. Daily stock volumes are most often listed in newspapers under the value "VOL."Sour... Read More »

What does bullish mean in stock trading?

The term "bullish" in the stock market is used to describe a favorable, confident and hopeful expectation that a particular stock, sector or the overall market will rise. If someone feels the oppos... Read More »

When does stock market trading start?

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City opens at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. The Exchange is closed on major U.S. holidays, including Martin Luther King... Read More »

When does the stock market open for trading?

According to its official website, NYSE Euronext, the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) opens for trading Monday through Friday. The opening bell sounds at 9:30 a.m., and the closing bell rings at 4:... Read More »