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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
News, released by a company, that might be expected to affect the value of its securities or influence investors decisions.
Information which would be likely to affect a stock's price once it becomes known to the public. Examples include a takeover, a divestiture, significant management changes, and new product introductions. also called material information.
News released by a public company that might reasonably be expected to affect the value of a company's securities or influence investors' decisions. Material news includes information regarding corporate events of an unusual and non-recurring nature, news of tender offers, unusually good or bad earnings reports, and a stock split or stock dividend. (See trading halt)