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After hours trading for options
A:After-hours trading (AHT) refers to the buying and selling of after hours trading for options on major exchanges outside of specified regular trading hours. Both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq National Market operate from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. At one time limited to institutional investors and individual investors with high net worth, AHT is now an option for the average investor as well.The emergence of electronic communication networks (ECNs) ushered in a new era in stock trading.
More. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayedby two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Important legal information about the email you will be sending. By using this service, you agree to input your real email address and only send it to people you know. It is a violation of law in some jurisdictions to falsely identify yourself in an email. The price listed was.8. So I put my order in for 5 contracts (buy to open), and since the market was closed, it went into my pending order page, to be submitted at the start f the next days trading.
Standard enoughI check back at 9:00-ish, and in after hours trading, Citi plummeted more than 2 points. Basically, it did what I thought it would do, but in after hours trading.Looking at the options chart, the options price was unchanged at.8, because the options market was closed while this after hours trading was driving down the price of C. When the stock was at 19.8-ish, my 17.5 put cost.8, when the stock opens Browser Upgrade Recommended: Your version of Internet Explorer is no longer supported and may not display all the features of our website.
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