Is Saturday a Business Day

Is Saturday a Business Day for Amazon, Banks and Financial Markets?

What Is a Business Day?  Is Saturday a Business Day? A business day typically refers to any day in which normal business operations are conducted. In Western countries, this is generally considered to be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time and excludes weekends and public […]

Stop on Quote

Stop on Quote – The Difference Between Limit and Stop Limit

Stop on Quote vs. Limit Orders vs. Stop Orders A Stop on Quote Order enables an investor to execute a trade at a specified price, or better after the quoted stock price reaches the desired stop price.  It is used by investors who want to limit their downside to ensure […]

Proxy Vote

Proxy Vote: Definition – Meaning – Explanation – Examples

What Is a Proxy Vote? A proxy vote is a ballot cast by a delegate or representative on behalf of the original vote-holder known as the principal. A representative or firm can cast a proxy vote on behalf of the original vote-holder or principal.  The principal is often a shareholder […]

Zero-Sum Game

Zero-Sum Game Meaning – Is The Stock Market a Zero-Sum Game?

What Is a Zero-Sum Game? In a zero-sum game, one person’s gain causes another person to lose an equal amount. For everyone involved, the net change is zero. The stock market, in the long run, is not a zero-sum game.  There is real and actual wealth creation from economic growth […]

Three White Soldiers

Three White Soldiers – Definition – Example – How to Trade

What Do Three White Soldiers Mean? The Three White Soldiers is a bullish candlestick formation on a stock trading chart signaling a bullish reversal at the end of a downtrend. The three white soldiers formation is used by analysts and traders to predict the reversal of the current downtrend in […]


SBLC – Standby Letter of Credit Meaning – How to Apply

SBLC – What Is a Standby Letter of Credit? SBLC (Standby Letter of Credit) is a bank guarantee to pay a specific amount of money to a seller if the buyer defaults on the agreement. A standby letter of credit is a legal guarantee by a bank on behalf of […]