After-Hours Trading

Extended hours trading is stock trading that happens either before or after the normal trading hours of a stock exchange, either pre-market trading or after-hours trading. After-hours trading is trading that occurs after the traditional trading hours of the major exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market. Since 1985, the regular trading hours in the United States have been from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).Trading outside these regular hours is not a new phenomenon but previously was limited to high net-worth investors and institutional investors like mutual funds.
Posts about After-Hours Trading
  • 3 things we learned from Facebook’s Q3 performance

    …), the stock price of Facebook plummeted in after-hours trading — from $80.76 to $75.04. City Index analyst James Chen discussed with Inside Facebook how Facebook is being perceived on Wall Street: Earlier in the day on Tuesday, FB reached its all-time intra-day high of $81.16 after more than a week of consistent gains. Prior to this bullish run, shares…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebookin Social Mobile Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Twitter Shows Strong Q3 Revenue But User Growth Slows

    … Twitter continued its Wall Street-beating financial performance today, announcing $361 million in third-quarter revenue, but the company continues to be dogged by slow user growth and the stock slipped in early after-hours trading. Twitter added 13 million monthly active users, pushing its total to 284 million, but analysts had expected more…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Yelp Cashes In on YP Partnership — If Only for a Moment

    … Yelp posted stronger than expected earnings Wednesday, but cautious guidance sent shares tumbling in after-hours trading. The reviews company saw revenues jump to $102 million in the third quarter — and profits improve as well — setting up a bittersweet second sequential quarter of profitability for the firm. The revenue increase appears…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 14 readers -
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