Most companies with positive news will not halt stock trading.
Most companies with positive news will not halt stock trading.,,,,,THIS IS NOT TRUE,,,,,POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE A BINARY EVENT IS ALMOST ALWAYS HALTED,,,,,,AMRN,VVUS (TWICE),ARNA,....ECT.
path was halted on the 17th for their fda decision
Sentiment: Strong Buy
In other cases, a stock can be suspended by the SEC for up to 10 days. The SEC may suspend a stock when it feels the public is being harmed or potentially misled by inaccurate information. The SEC page on halts, above, also explains trading delays