What is the Open?

Stock Market Terms explained as simple as possible


The open refers to the time right after the market opens for trading where you can see some significant price moves.

When traders mention the open, they usually refer to the first half hour after the stock market opens. The first half hour is the time where you see the most significant price moves.

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