After-Hours Market

Business / Taxes / After-Hours Market: Securities, such as stocks and bonds, may change hands on organized markets and exchanges after regular business hours, in what is known as the after-hours market. These electronic transactions explain why a security may open for trading at a different price from the one it closed at the day before. There's also trading in benchmark indexes such as Standard & Poor's 500-stock Index (S&P 500) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) before US stock markets open. The level of activity and the direction the trading — up or down — is widely interpreted as an early indicator of what's likely to happen in the market during the day.

Other Words for Market

Market Noun Synonyms: demand, customer base, call
Market Verb Synonyms: market-place, exchange, Stock Exchange
Market Adjective Synonyms: shop, store, bazaar, supermarket, superstore
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Crossed Market

Business / Finance / Crossed Market: A provision under which default on one debt obligation triggers default on another debt obligation. MORE

Marketing

Entertainment / Video Games / Marketing: (1) The practice of working to maximize the sales of a product, sometimes by advertising to the end customer, and sometimes by promoting the game to the retail channel and to magazine editors. (2) The MORE

Marketed Claims

Business / Finance / Marketed Claims: Claims that can be bought and sold in financial markets, such as those of stockholders and bondholders. MORE

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