noun Stock Exchange.
the final price of a stock or bond at the end of a trading day.
Why do sounds close to “mama” appear in so many languages?Mother, maman, mommy, amma, mama, em, mum, mamma, mutter, mare, maty, ana . . . Across languages an uncanny pattern appears for the word “mother.” Why? Is it evidence of universal language? Is this evidence of sound symbolism at work, when a phoneme (sound) has meaning completely unto itself? If you are a linguist, baby talk is not a cute and meaning-lite semi-language used with …
Today is a stock market “quadruple witching day.” What does that mean?Financial markets climb and plunge for all sorts of reasons, some of which are rational and some that seem like they are based in hocus pocus. The third Friday of June is typically a quadruple witching day, which sounds like magic but actually describes a logical yet hectic event. The four things the “quadruple” refers to are the expiration of contracts for stock index futures, stock …
- closing costs,
- closing error,
- closing snap,
- closing time,
- closing volume,
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