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Monday, December 7, 2009

Microblogging

What is Microblogging in Internet?
The meaning of
Microblogging
Microblogging is a form of multimedia blogging that allows users to send brief text updates or micromedia such as photos or audio clips and publish them, either to be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group which can be chosen by the user. These messages can be submitted by a variety of means, including text messaging, instant messaging, E-mail, digital audio or the web. This is a sample of Microblogging site.

Social Networking

What is Social Networking in Internet?
The meaning of
Social Networking
A social network service focuses on building online communities of people who share interests and/or activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others. Most social network services are web based and provide a variety of ways for users to interact, such as e-mail and instant messaging services.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

What is After Hours Volume in business?

The meaning of
After Hours Volume
An electronic entry by an NASD Member firm representing the number of shares involved in a transaction of a NASDAQ security during the current day’s After Hours session. The trade report must be submitted to NASDAQ within 90 seconds after the execution of the trade. Investors may trade in After Hours Market (4:00-6:30 p.m. ET for NASDAQ stocks and 4:00-8:00 p.m. ET for NYSE and Amex stocks). Participation by Market Makers and ECNs is strictly voluntary and as a result may offer less liquidity and inferior prices. Stock prices may also move more quickly in this environment. Investors who anticipate trading during these times are strongly advised to use limit orders.