Investor Glossary-at the bellInvestor Glossary-at the bellInvestor Glossary-at the bellInvestor Glossary-at the bellInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

At The Bell

The HTML to link to this page
 

At the bell refers to the traditional opening or closing of a stock exchange. Many stock exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange, use an actual bell (hence the term: at the bell) to announce the traditional beginning and ending of the trading day. Some investors use at the bell market orders to indicate that they wish to buy or sell a security as the market opens -- at the bell or that they wish to take a position or off-set a position at the final price of the day -- at the bell. At the bell is a term which is slowly losing meaning since many markets now trade before the opening bell and past the closing bell. Nevertheless, at the bell market orders remain common for many investors.



Rate this at the bell definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: diluted share, real GDP, ex-dividend, FICO score, option premium, Zero Cost Collar, wholly-owned subsidiary, required rate of return, FTSE, LIBOR, labor relations, 144a, EBITDA, irrevocable trust, balance sheet, risk management, 401a, 1035 exchange, annual return, retained earnings, debt service coverage, 1031 exchange, Key Rate Duration, dividends payable, implied volatility, class C shares, quality assurance, in escrow, deferred revenue, minority interest, ex-dividend date, reverse mortgage, per diem, APR, liquidity ratio, current ratio, margin rate, cancelled check, open position, stock market close, VIX, inflation, stock split, command economy, limit order, phantom income, covered put, average price per share, deferred tax


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use