• After-Hours Trading: Understanding the Risks

    The highest volume market centers today have traditionally been open for business from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST. Although trading outside that window - or “after-hours” trading - has occurred for some time, it has been mostly limited to high net-worth investors and institutional investors.

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  • Information About Trading in Fast-Moving Markets

    The price of some stocks, especially recent “hot” IPOs and high tech stocks can soar and drop suddenly. In these fast markets, when many investors want to trade at the same time and prices change quickly, delays can develop across the board.

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  • Convertible Securities

    A convertible security is a security; usually a bond or a preferred stock that can be converted into different security; typically shares of the company’s common stock. In most cases, the holder of the convertible determines whether and when a conversion occurs.

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