What Triggers a Stock Market Trading Halt?

By Investment U Research Team If you’ve been paying attention to financial news, you’re likely aware of the recent trading halt. All trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) halted for 15 minutes.
This gave investors a chance to cool off and get their bearings. And it was one of several recent stock market trading halts. So, a trading halt may be a new concept for beginning investors.
Trading halts don’t happen often. And when they do, it’s usually not for a good reason. Here’s everything you need to know about a trading halt and what causes one to occur.

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